1973–74 in English field hockey

The 1973–74 English Hockey League season took place from September 1973 until May 1974.

1973–74 England Hockey League
1972–73 (previous) (next) 1974–75

The principal event was the Men's Cup (National Clubs Championship) which was won by Southgate.[1]

The vast majority of the season consisted of regional leagues. The first National League tournament (The National Inter League Championship) would not be introduced until September 1975.

Men's Cup (Benson & Hedges National Clubs Championship)Edit


Team 1 Team 2 Score
St Luke's College, Exeter Derby March 16
RAF Strike Command Brooklands 2-0
Bedfordshire Eagles
Southgate Guildford 3-0



Team 1 Team 2 Score
Southgate RAF Strike Command 7-0
Bedfordshire Eagles St Luke's College, Exeter 2-1 aet


(Held at Luton on 19 May)

Team 1 Team 2 Score
Southgate Bedfordshire Eagles 3-0

David Owen, David Collison, David Whitaker, Anthony Ekins, Ian McGinn, Bernie Cotton, P J White (J V Knight sub), Michael Corby, Michael Crowe, John Walker, James Neale
Bedfordshire Eagles
P K Ball, M W Blake, T J Machin, D Bunyan, Brajinder Daved, P Goodyear, P Ellis, K N Tubby, S Sharma, M Kavanagh, C M Hodge (G Player sub)


  1. ^ "Sydney Friskin Bedfordshire Eagles 0. "Corby's work of art will be seen in Europe." Times [London, England] 20 May 1974". The Times.
  2. ^ "Sydney Friskin. "Southgate now meet Eagles in the final." Times [London, England] 8 Apr. 1974". The Times.