1973–74 National Hurling League

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The 1973–74 National Hurling League was the 43rd season of the National Hurling League.

1973–74 National Hurling League
League details
Dates7 October 1973 – 5 May 1974
League champions
WinnersCork (10th win)
CaptainJohn Horgan

Division 1Edit

National Hurling League Division 1
Season1973-74
ChampionsCork
10th National League title
Captain: John Horgan
Manager: Willie John Daly
Matches played60
Top goalscorer  Pat Quigley (2-49)
1972-73
1974-75
All statistics correct as of 12 March 2017.

Wexford came into the season as defending champions of the 1972-73 season.

On 5 May 1974, Cork won the title following a 6-15 to 1-12 win over Limerick in the final. It was their 10th league title overall and their first since 1971-72.[1]

Dublin's Pat Quigley was the Division 1 top scorer with 2-49.

Division 1A tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Diff Pts Notes
1 Cork 7 5 1 1 +28 11 Division 1 champions
2 Limerick 7 4 2 1 +30 10 Division 1 runners-up
3 Tipperary 7 4 0 3 +10 8
4 Waterford 7 3 1 3 +3 7
5 Wexford 7 3 0 4 -2 6
6 Clare 7 3 0 4 -13 6
7 Kilkenny 7 1 2 4 -6 4
8 Galway 7 2 0 5 -50 4 Relegated to Division 1B

Group stageEdit

Division 1B tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L Diff Pts Notes
1 Dublin 7 6 1 0 +54 14 Promoted to Division 1A
2 Kildare 6 5 0 1 +67 10
3 Offaly 7 5 0 2 +25 10
4 Laois 7 4 0 3 +25 8
5 Antrim 7 3 0 4 +4 6
6 Wicklow 7 2 0 5 -61 4
7 Westmeath 7 1 0 6 -77 2 Relegated to Division 2
8 Kerry 6 0 0 6 -53 0 Relegated to Division 2

Group stageEdit

Knock-out stageEdit

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Scoring statisticsEdit

Top scorers overall
Rank Player Team Tally Total Matches Average
1 Pat Quigley Dublin 2-49 55 8 6.87
2 Charlie McCarthy Cork 4-41 53 9 5.88
3 Johnny Walsh Kildare 3-39 48 7 6.85
4 Pat O'Grady Waterford 1-44 47 7 6.71
5 Richie Bennis Limerick 1-39 42 8 5.25
Top scorers in a single game
Rank Player Team Tally Total Opposition
1 John Flanagan Tipperary 3-04 13 Kilkenny
Willie Richmond Antrim 3-04 13 Westmeath
Johnny Walsh Kildare 2-07 13 Westmeath
4 Pat Quigley Dublin 1-09 12 Wicklow
5 Ned Walsh Kildare 3-02 11 Westmeath
Francis Loughnane Tipperary 2-05 11 Limnerick
Mick Mahon Laois 2-05 11 Wicklow
Barney Moylan Offaly 1-08 11 Kildare
9 Mick Bermingham Dublin 1-07 10 Waterford
Eugene Davey Dublin 1-07 10 Wicklow
John Connolly Galway 1-07 10 Wexford
Pascal Russell Clare 0-10 10 Limerick
Pat O'Grady Waterford 0-10 10 Kilkenny
Eddie Keher Kilkenny 0-10 10 Waterford

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Hurling League Results 1925-2009". Hogan Stand. Archived from the original on 2010-08-05. Retrieved 18 April 2011.