Saturday 20 January 2018

'Town make last four of Presidents Cup

NEWMARKET Town F.C are through to the semi-final of the Presidents Cup thanks to a 6-2 away win over Leeview.

Newmarket ran the show and soon found themselves 4-0 up at half-time. The three goals all came from TJ Bodie set-pieces with centre back Trevor Murphy scoring two and the other an own goal. Leeview couldn't handle the physical presence of the Murphy brothers and Stack brothers.

Newmarket made it five after the break with Colin Stack getting on the scoresheet. Leeview hit back with a goal but Newmarket bounced straight back with a sublime sixth, scored by Kevin O'Connor thanks to great one-two and marvellous finish from Kevin. Leeview grabbed a consolation making the final score 6-2. Newmarket now have a home tie for the semi against Dunbar Celtic.


Newmarket's under-14 ladies football side played Dromtarriffe in the North Cork League final in Kiskeam on October 11 under lights. Newmarket played well in the first half, but Dromtarriffe proved the stronger side winning 2-12 to Newmarket's 1-3.

The team were Karen Gillman, Emma Newman, Sarah Linehan, Christine Collins, Niamh Murphy, Siobhan O'Sullivan, Lisa McAulliffe, Emer Murphy, Chloe Cotrell, Catriona Twomey, Maeve Hannon, Tessa Keane, Sinead O'Sullivan, Jenna Keane, Niamh O'Sullivan, Riona Sheahan, Orla Hayes, Katyln O'Leary, April Nunan.

The club held a closing day on Saturday last. O'Keeffe's Super Valu, Newmarket, kindly sponsored a set of under-10 jerseys which were presented by Adrian Brady, Manager.

John Murphy Club Spokesperson Thanked O'Keeffe's, SuperValu, and acknowledged than in light of the recession it was wonderful to still have local sponsors. He went on to say thank you to the committee, the trainers, the players and the parents for their time and dedication through out the year.


On Sunday, November 4, the annual November visit to Clonfert cemetery takes place at 3pm.

Please inform family members living outside of the parish who would like to attend. Also, rosary in Taur cemetery after 10am mass.


A table quiz will be held on Thursday, November 1, at 9pm in Hourigan's Lounge, Newmarket, to raise funds for Cork Simon and Cork Penny Dinners. These charities are helping the most vulnerable in society and are in great need of support,as more and more people are using the services of both.

Teams of four are €20, usual raffle will take place at the break. If you can't send a team perhaps you could give a small contribution to the event. Contact Eileen Fitzgerald for further information.

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