A late Eddie Allen Point sees Newmarket retain their JBHC title after extra time, with the scoreboard showing Newmarket 1-21, Meelin 3-14. The game was played September 2nd in Freemount.
Newmarket defeated near neighbours Meelin on a score line of 2-19 to 4-12 in the Duhallow Junior B Hurling Championship played in a very good Meelin surface on Saturday evening last in an exciting encounter after extra time.
Newmarket were defeated by near neighbours Meelin in the semi final of the Singleton Cup by 2-11 to 1-8 in a game played in difficult wet conditions at Newmarket on Monday evening.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers recorded a league victory over near neighbours Meelin by 2-13 to 2-9 in perfect conditions before a fine crowd at Newmarket on Thursday evening.
For the second successive year, Newmarket suffered a heavy defeat to near neighbours and defending Duhallow champions, Meelin in the opening round of the EPS Bison championship by 3-15 to 1-4 in a contest played in an incessant downpour of rain in Newmarket on Thursday evening last.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers suffered defeat in their initial league outing of the season, where they went under to a sharp and lively Meelin side by 1-23 to 3-5 at the latter’s venue on Tuesday evening.
Newmarket’s under 21 hurlers progressed to the quarter final of the championship when they defeated Meelin by 3-14 to 4-9 in a thrilling contest at Meelin on Sunday.
Newmarket advanced to the final of the Duhallow Junior B Hurling league when they travelled to Meelin on Sunday morning and defeated the hosts in a close contest by 2-8 to 0-11.
Newmarket bowed out of the EPS Bison Duhallow Junior Hurling Championship on suffering a crushing defeat to near neighbours Meelin by 1-27 to 1-7 at Meelin on Friday evening last. The incessant rain that fell before the game meant the game was switched from Newmarket to Meelin and the game was played on a remarkable playing surface that defied all that the elements could muster.
A point in the final seconds of injury time denied Newmarket a share of the spoils in an exciting junior B hurling league contest against Meelin at the latter’s venue on Wednesday evening, the home side edging victory by 4-9 to 1-17.
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.
Newmarket commenced their junior hurling league campaign with defeat away to Meelin on Friday evening by 2-18 to 0-8.
Newmarket’s under 21 hurling team suffered a disappointing defeat against Meelin in the semi final of the Duhallow championship at Meelin on Sunday, the home side emerging easy winners by 0-18 to 0-5.
Newmarket’s junior hurlers were defeated by near neighbours Meelin by 0-12 to 0-5 in the opening round of the EPS Bison Duhallow championship played on an awful evening on an immaculate playing surface at the latter’s venue on Tuesday evening.
Newmarket maintained their terrific start to the junior B hurling league when they recorded their second successive victory at home to Meelin on Thursday evening by 3-13 to 4-8 in a keenly contested game.
On Friday evening, Newmarket were defeated at home by a stronger Meelin side in the junior hurling league by 2-16 to 1-11, in a dress rehearsal for their upcoming championship meeting.
Original Report: The Corkman, Friday, October 7th, 1983.
Culloty’s goal clinched title for Newmarket
NEWMARKET regained the Duhallow Junior hurling league title after a lapse of six years, their last victory having been in 1977, when they defeated Meelin by 2 two-point margin in a hard-fought final at Banteer on Sunday.