A depleted Newmarket were somewhat unlucky to be defeated by Lyre in the Ducon Cup, played in wet and miserable conditions at Banteer on Sunday afternoon. The home side ended victors on a scoreline of 0-11 to 0-6 but a wasteful Newmarket will rue ten first half wides when with the aid of the wind they failed to capitalize on numerous scoring opportunities.
Despite a much improved second half performance, Newmarket went down to a second successive heavy defeat in the Ducon Cup, this time away to Dromtariffe by 2-15 to 0-6 on a bright but cool Saturday afternoon.
Newmarket went down to a disappointing defeat, away to Cullen in their opening encounter of the Ducon Cup, the home side running out very convincing winners by 2-11 to 0-4 on Saturday afternoon.
Boherbue travelled to Newmarket and claimed the points on offer in round 3 of the Ducon Cup on winning by 1-14 to 1-7.
An instant goal and a deluge of well taken wind assisted first half points proved instrumental as home side Knocknagree resisted a valiant Newmarket comeback in a Ducon Cup contest played on Friday evening. Knocknagree came out in top of the proverbial game of two halves by 1-12 to 1-6.
Despite a fine display in the opening half, Newmarket disappointingly fell short in the third quarter as Lyre ran out convincing winners by 0-17 to 1-5 in a Ducon Cup encounter played at a sunny Banteer venue on Sunday morning.
Newmarket’s junior football team rounded off their Ducon Cup campaign with a good home victory over Ballydesmond by 0-14 to 2-2 on Monday evening last.
Newmarket played Millstreet in their most recent outing in the Ducon Cup at Dromtariffe on Saturday where they ended up defeated by 3-10 to 3-4 on a sun drenched afternoon.
Newmarket travelled to Dromtariffe on Wednesday evening last to take on the home side in their latest outing in the Ducon Cup and despite suffering an eight point defeat by 0-12 to 0-4, they were left to rue their tally of fifteen wides during the game.
Newmarket claimed their first victory in their third outing of the Ducon Cup with a hard earned victory over Kiskeam by 1-9 to 1-7 in a tight contest played in greasy conditions at Newmarket on Wednesday evening.
Newmarket’s junior footballers began their Ducon Cup campaign with a home defeat to Castlemagner by 1-6 to 0-6 on Saturday evening.
Newmarket maintained their winning start to their Ducon Cup Division 2 campaign when they recorded a second successive victory at home to Ballydesmond on Sunday when emerging winners in a game played in perfect sunny conditions by 1-12 to 1-6.