The Newmarket senior footballers made the long journey to Bandon on Friday night, in the Bon Secours county league.
Round five of the Cork Credit Unions football league produced an exciting encounter in Newmarket, with the home side sharing 36 scores with Bantry, on a bright Saturday afternoon.
Local opposition Rockchapel won out on Tuesday night, the 26th April, in what was round four of the Cork Credit Unions county football league.
Glanworth came to Newmarket on a bright Sunday morning, in Round 3 of the Cork Credit Unions county football league.
Newmarket senior footballers travelled to Dunmanway on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, to take on Dohenys in Round 2 of the Cork Credit Unions league.
The Newmarket senior footballers opened their Cork Credit Unions league campaign with a solid win over fellow Duhallow men, Ballydesmond, on a bright and crisp Sunday morning last.
Newmarket bowed out of the Cork County Senior Football Championship following a most disappointing defeat, by 1-8 to 0-5 against St. Vincents in a poor quality contest played at Mallow on Sunday afternoon. Newmarket now face an uphill battle and a relegation playoff encounter against St. Nicks in order to maintain their senior status. On a day of utter frustration, the fact that Newmarket held numerical advantage entering the closing fifteen minutes, when the sides were level and failed to register another score further compounds the misery.
The Newmarket senior football team travelled to Blackrock on Thursday evening for a Division 2 League contest, but went down to a clear defeat against an impressive St. Michaels by 2-11 to 0-8.
Newmarket went down to a narrow defeat against Aghada in the second round of the Cork County Senior Football Championship at Mourne Abbey on Saturday evening. A very strong breeze dictated the manner of the game, with the East Cork side holding out for a slender 1-8 to 0-9 victory.
Newmarket completed preparations for next Saturday evening’s senior football championship encounter against Aghada, with a narrow home league defeat to St. Vincents on a miserable Sunday afternoon. Persistent rain and slippery conditions spoilt a tight contest, with the visitors edging the game by the narrowest of margins 1-7 to 0-9.
Newmarket overcame a stiff challenge from Boherbue to progress in a Duhallow Cup tie played in consistent mist and difficult conditions at Newmarket on Tuesday evening. Newmarket had to recover from a poor first half performance to emerge with a 1-12 to 2-6 victory in a keenly contested game.
Newmarket’s senior football team recorded their first league success of the season, following a fine victory against Dohenys by 2-10 to 0-8 at sun drenched Newmarket on Sunday afternoon.
Newmarket despite a competent opening half display, went down to a heavy defeat by 2-14 to 0-7 against Carbery Rangers in the first round of the County Senior Football Championship at Coachford on Saturday evening.
A disjointed display saw Newmarket’s senior footballers go down to a league defeat against Naomh Aban by 2-9 to 2-5 at Newmarket on a sunny Sunday afternoon before a sizeable attendance.
A brace of points, late in each half proved crucial as Ballingeary edged out Newmarket by 0-9 to 0-7 in the opening series of games of the Division 2 Football League played on an excellent playing surface at Ballingeary on Sunday afternoon.
A last gasp point at the end of extra time enabled Douglas to progress to the semi finals of the Tadhg Crowley Plate, following a 1-8 to 1-7 victory over Newmarket’s senior footballers after a gripping game at Cloughduv last Thursday night.
Newmarket’s senior footballers commenced their playing season with a long trek to the home of the current county champions Castlehaven for a Tadhg Crowley Cup encounter on Saturday afternoon and despite defeat by 3-6 to 0-10, the team will be pleased with several aspects of their performance.
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.
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 began smartly and John Lane set the tone for an outstanding personal display on pointing within seconds of the throw in. Mallow levelled from a free before edging in front with a fourth minute point.