Saturday 20 January 2018

Ladies win North Cork League

NEWMARKET LADIES FOOTBALL: Well done to Newmarket U16 team who won the U16 North Cork League on Sunday, October 23. The match was played in Castlemagner pitch at 12pm on Sunday in very wet conditions.

It was an exciting first half with both teams scoring well but this strong Newmarket team took advantage of every scoring chance and were ahead at half time Newmarket 4- 5 to Mallow 2-1.

The team work in the second half was exceptional by every player on the Newmarket U16 team. Their ability to work the ball to each other was evident in the high score by which they won as the final score was Newmarket 613 to Mallow 3-3. This was the second year in a row that Newmarket U16 team have won the North Cork League and the Newmarket pipe band lead the team through the town to celebrate the win.

The team: Aoife Murphy, Karen Field, Amy Nunan, Edel O'sullivan, Orla Kelleher, Ciara O'sullivan, Katie Kelly, Clodagh Walsh, Catríona Mccarthy, Caoimhe Meehan, Honor O'flynn, Lisa Mcauliffe, Kate Sheahan, Lisa Gillman, Ciara Buckley, Megan Culloty, Helen Guiney, Erin Molloy, Eimear Murphy, Karen Gillman, Emma Newman.

On Wednesday, October 19, Newmarket U18 team played Dromtarriffe in the semi final of the North Cork League. The U18 Newmarket team played very well against a very strong Dromtarriffe side.

This is Newmarket's first year playing in minor and have a young U18 team. Newmarket played a great game but it was Dromtarriffe who were winners on the day with a score of Dromtarriffe 3- 10 to Newmarket 1-7.

The team: Erin Molloy, Lisa Gillman, Ciara O'sullivan, Becky Murphy, Laura Guiney, Catriona O'keeffe, Megan O'mahony, Clare Murphy, Clodagh Walsh, Lauren Flanagan, Caoimhe Meehan, Clare Meehan, Orla Kelleher, Honor O'flynn, Catriona Mccarthy, Edel O'sullivan, Siobhan O'sullivan, Kate Sheahan, Helen Guiney and Aoife Murphy.

BRIDGE CLUB RESULTS: 1st Nora Collins and Liam Fitzpatrick, 2nd Treasa O'sullivan and Delia Fitzgerald, 3rd Rita O'connor and Maura O'riordan.

CHURCH GATE COLLECTION: GROW Community Mental Health, will have their annual church gate collection at all Mass's in Newmarket Parish next weekend, Saturday and Sunday, October 29 and 30.

Your support would be greatly appreciated. Are you in today's world trying to cope with stress, worry, anxiety? Perhap's you feel depressed, isolated unable to cope? You are not alone. GROW can help.

GROW meetings take place every Monday night, at the Duhallow day centre (at the rear of Kanturk Community Hospital) Kanturk at 8pm. Come along, you will be most welcome. For more information on GROW please telephone 021-4277520 or log on to our web site

NEWMARKET TOWN FC: On Friday, October 21, Newmarket Town FC were the recipients of a new team kit thanks to the huge generosity of Newmarket Celtic supporters club. Newmarket town also received new footballs for the remainder of the season thanks to AT Garage Doors.

A big thanks must go to these sponsors as the soccer club would not continue otherwise. Formed in 2010 Newmarket Town FC continues to seek sponsorship of any form to help the club progress.

After their successful campaign in the Presidents cup last season Newmarket will try to gain promotion this season from Division 3 and with the continued help of sponsors and the members of the club we can achieve that goal.

Chairman James Cottrell and team managers Donal Flaherty and Bob Kennedy also expressed their deep gratitude to the members of the Newmarket Celtic supporters club and Patrick Murphy of AT Garage Doors for their great sponsorship of the club. Finally the club would like to thank Hourigans bar High Street for hosting the function and for providing refreshments on the night.

THE THURSDAY CLUB: On Wednesday last the local Thursday club travelled to Kiskeam at the invitation of their S/C group. It was the annual waltzing competition day. Groups from Meelin, Rockchapel, Boherbue and Kiskeam joined us.

For this occasion which was won by Michael Buckley and his dancing partner for this event Tess Herlihy. They were presented with the Mrs O'riordan Trophy which was presented by her family on behalf of their late mother.

We had an afternoon of music, song and dancing, Musicians of all ages, school children who danced teo different sets and a brush dance. We also had lovely afternoon tea laid out for all visitors, plenty prizes were there to be won in the raffle also. We would like to thank especially organiser Hannah Brown and her hard working staff for the very enjoyable day.

GAA NEWS: A point in injury time denied Newmarket and edged Rockchapel to victory in a gripping, exciting, entertaining Duhallow Junior B Football Championship Final played in monsoon conditions at Rockchapel on Sunday afternoon, with the home team emerging champions on a 1-7 to 0-9 scoreline.

The incessant, torrential rain showers that preceded the game ensured terrible playing conditions with logs of water evidence of the appalling playing conditions. The highest of accolades must go to both sides on serving up a highly entertaining encounter in front of a large rain drenched attendance.

The Newmarket team was Shane Mcauliffe, Anthony Crowley, John Mcsweeney, Pa O'brien captain, Michael Kenneally ( 0- 1), Brendan Stack, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Shane Anthony Murphy, Kieran Lehane, Eddie Allen, Seanie Francis O'connor (0-4), Gavin Forde, Robert Stack (0-1), Brian Daly (0-1) and John Cronin (01).

Subs: Colin Stack (0-1) and Shane Murphy.

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