In a game that was evenly poised throughout Newmarket trailed Éire Óg by a point at half time on a scoreline of 1-04 to 1-05 after playing against the breeze.
A quick start for Newmarket put them up 1-03 to 0-00 leaving Éire Óg chasing the game. Newmarket ran out comprehensive winners on a score line Newmarket 1-13 to Éire Óg 1-08. The game was played Sunday Feb 17th in Newmarket.
A last minute goal sees Eire Og over the line in a 1-07 to 0-09 point victory over Newmarket. The game was played February 18th in Ovens.
Newmarket Premier Intermediate Footballers fell to their first defeat of the season against a very strong Eire Óg side.
Newmarket endured the narrowest of defeats in the Division 3 Football League Final against Eire Og, played at Mourne Abbey on Sunday, a close and entertaining contest throughout, ending 1-11 to 0-13 in favour of the Muskerry side.
Newmarket’s senior footballers endured their first league defeat in their third outing following a disappointing performance against Eire Og at sun drenched Ovens on Sunday afternoon where the home side earned a clear 1-13 to 1-5 victory.