1974 Amco Cup

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The 1974 Amco Cup was won by New South Wales Country Rugby League's Western Division team. They were coached by Johnny King and included players such as Geoff Lousick, Nelson Smith and Terry Fahey.

Format[edit]

The inaugural midweek cup operated on a straight knock-out format. 11 of the 21 teams received a first round bye.

Round 1[edit]

Date Winner Score Loser Score Venue
10/04/74 Easts 22 Wests 6 Belmore
17/04/74 Parramatta 39 Riverina 11 Leichhardt Oval
24/04/74 North Sydney 19 North Coast 7 Coffs Harbour
1/05/74 St George 22 Balmain 11 Leichhardt Oval
8/05/74 Penrith 18 Ryde-Eastwood 10 Leichhardt Oval

Round 2[edit]

Date Winner Score Loser Score Venue
15/05/74 South Sydney 18 Newtown 14 Leichhardt Oval
22/05/74 Manly 34 Parramatta 10 Leichhardt Oval
12/06/74 Western Division 13 Auckland 7 Leichhardt Oval
19/06/74 Easts 32 Monaro 21 Queanbeyan
19/06/74 Canterbury 22 Illawarra 19 Queanbeyan
26/06/74 Southern Division 15 Cronulla 14 Leichhardt Oval
3/07/74 Northern Division 19 North Sydney 14 Leichhardt Oval
17/07/74 Penrith 14 St George 3 Leichhardt Oval

Quarter finals[edit]

Date Winner Score Loser Score Venue
10/07/74 Manly 22 South Sydney 7 Leichhardt Oval
17/07/74 Western Division 12 Canterbury 10 Leichhardt Oval
24/07/74 Easts 18 Southern Division 10 Leichhardt Oval
31/07/74 Penrith 31 Northern Division 11 Leichhardt Oval

Semi finals[edit]

Date Winner Score Loser Score Venue
7/08/74 Western Division* 12 Manly 12 Wade Park, Orange
14/08/74 Penrith 10 Easts 9 Leichhardt Oval

Final[edit]

Date Winner Score Loser Score Venue
21/08/74 Western Division 6 Penrith 2 Leichhardt Oval
  • *- advanced after a penalty count-back