Newmarket captured the Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship on Sunday last, 10th September, on a scoreline of 0-18 to 1-11 in Freemount against Kilbrin.
Newmarket went down to a sharper more clinical Rockchapel team in the Duhallow Cup Final played in ideal conditions, in front of a sizeable crowd at Knocknagree on Sunday afternoon. Rockchapel’s ability to find the net was decisive as they claimed the honours on a 3-10 to 1-10 scoreline.
Newmarket captured the Duhallow Junior B Football Championship title for a second time and were full value for their victory over Rockchapel by 1-9 to 1-6 in the final played in blustery conditions at Boherbue on Sunday afternoon.
Robert Emmets went down in disappointing manner to a far superior Croke Rovers side, by 1-20 to 0-6 in the Duhallow Under 21 hurling final, played in at times appalling weather conditions at Tullylease on Saturday afternoon.
A stirring all round team effort enabled Robert Emmets to claim the Duhallow Under 21 B Football Championship Final, on defeating a well fancied Boherbue side by 2-8 to 0-10 in dreadful conditions at Newmarket on Sunday afternoon.
An amazing ten minute spell towards the end of the game, that yielded a goal and seven points enabled Newmarket to overturn a three point deficit and claim the North Cork Minor A Hurling League with a final victory over Dromtariffe by 1-17 to 1-11 at Castlemagner on Sunday morning.
Twelve months ago today, the Newmarket footballers entered the history books by winning the Premier Intermediate Football Championship at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Since then, the team has secured senior status and topped division 3, with the league final still to be played.
If you want to relive the amazing journey that was the 2011 PIFC win, pick up one of the few remaining copies of the commemorative book locally.
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Newmarket – Cork County Intermediate Football Champions 2011!!!! Over 7,000 spectators witnessed the most momentous, memorable, historic occasion in Newmarket GAA Club in the mecca of Cork GAA, Pairc Ui Chaoimh on a truly unforgettable day, Sunday, October 16th, 2011. Twenty seven heroes and a management trio of the already legendary Danny Culloty, Donal O’Sullivan and Danny Hourigan are etched into folklore forever more. What a momentous day for everybody lucky enough to witness a perfect day as Newmarket captured the Billy Long Cup for the first time and scaled the heights to senior club status on defeating the formidable Clyda Rovers by 3-6 to 1-10.
The five week wait is almost over and the build up has reached fever pitch as the Newmarket team take their place in the County Premier Intermediate Football Championship Final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday next at 2pm.
Newmarket’s minor hurlers were defeated by Banteer in an entertaining Duhallow Minor C Hurling League Final played on a wonderful Meelin pitch on Sunday, where two late injury time goals cemented victory for Banteer by 4-8 to 1-8.
Newmarket’s intermediate footballers concluded their season with a defeat in their first appearance in a Duhallow Cup final as they lost out to Kiskeam by 2-6 to 1-5 at a foggy Ballydesmond on Saturday afternoon.
Newmarket and St. Colums must meet again after serving up a gripping draw in the County Minor C Hurling Championship Final played in arctic conditions despite splendid sunshine at a well turned out Macroom venue on Sunday, the sides ending deadlocked at 3-3 to 2-6.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers bridged a gap of twenty seven years without silverware by claiming the Singleton Cup in style, against Millstreet in the final played at the latters venue on Saturday evening, eventually running out victors by 0-21 to 1-8.
Newmarket were defeated by Freemount in the Duhallow Junior B hurling league final by 2-13 to 3-7 at Meelin on Saturday afternoon.
Newmarket’s hurlers were defeated by Meelin in an excellent Singleton Cup final played in perfect conditions at Newmarket on Sunday evening by 3-13 to 2-14.
Congratulations to Bart Daly and fellow Duhallow representatives, Aidan Walsh, John McLoughlin and Lorcán McLoughlin and to the Cork under 21 football team on winning the All Ireland final against Down at Portlaoise on Monday, by 1-13 to 2-9.
Best wishes to Bart Daly and fellow Duhallow representatives, Aidan Walsh, John McLoughlin and Lorcán McLoughlin and to the Cork under 21 football team that will contest the All Ireland final against Down at Portlaoise on Monday, May 4th, at 3:30pm.
Newmarket ‘s under 21 football team recorded their third successive Duhallow championship victory, and ninth in the club’s history when defeating Knocknagree in the final at Dromtariffe on Saturday evening.