The 1994 British League season was the 30th and final season of the British League, the top tier of speedway in the UK since 1965, before the Premier League was formed in 1995.[1]

Summary

Poole Pirates won the league.[2]

Final table

Team PL W D L BP Pts
Poole Pirates 40 30 1 9 16 77
Eastbourne Eagles 40 23 2 15 14 62
Wolverhampton Wolves 40 20 2 18 12 54
Coventry Bees 40 19 3 18 11 52
King's Lynn Stars 40 20 1 19 10 51
Ipswich Witches 40 19 2 19 10 50
Bradford Dukes 40 18 1 21 11 48
Arena Essex Hammers 40 19 0 21 8 46
Cradley Heath Heathens 40 16 3 21 7 42
Reading Racers 40 14 2 24 6 36
Belle Vue Aces 40 13 1 26 5 32

M = Matches; W = Wins; D = Draws; L = Losses; Pts = Total Points

Leading averages

Rider Team Average
Sweden Per Jonsson Reading 10.41
Sweden Tony Rickardsson Ipswich 10.00
Denmark Hans Nielsen Coventry 9.98
United States Sam Ermolenko Wolverhampton 9.83
Australia Leigh Adams Arena Essex 9.79
England Joe Screen Bradford 9.65
Sweden Henrik Gustafsson Belle Vue 9.64
England Gary Havelock Bradford 9.59
England Mark Loram Kings Lynn 9.46
England Martin Dugard Eastbourne 9.33
Australia Jason Crump Poole 9.30
United States Greg Hancock Cradley Heath 9.29
England David Norris Eastbourne 9.18
Australia Craig Boyce Poole 9.08

British League Knockout Cup

The 1994 British League Knockout Cup was the 56th edition of the Knockout Cup for tier one teams. Eastbourne Eagles were the winners for a third consecutive year.[3]

First Round

Date Team One Score Team Two
23/04 Eastbourne 59-37 Belle Vue
23/04 Kings Lynn 58-38 Poole
21/04 Ipswich 61-33 Cradley Heath
20/04 Poole 56-40 Kings Lynn
16/04 Cradley Heath 70-25 Ipswich
13/04 Belle Vue 47-49 Eastbourne

Quarter Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
28/06 Coventry 58-37 Reading
15/06 Kings Lynn 61-35 Bradford
14/06 Bradford 49-47 Kings Lynn
28/05 Eastbourne 51-45 Wolverhampton
23/05 Reading 52-43 Coventry
16/05 Wolverhampton 50-46 Eastbourne
14/05 Cradley Heath 59-24 Arena Essex
13/05 Arena Essex 52-44 Cradley Heath

Semi Finals

Date Team One Score Team Two
31/07 Eastbourne 55-41 Kings Lynn
30/07 Kings Lynn 55-41 Eastbourne
16/07 Coventry 48-47 Cradley Heath
02/07 Cradley Heath 55-41 Coventry
29/08 Kings Lynn 45-51 Eastbourne
28/08 Eastbourne 62-33 Kings Lynn

Final

Date Team One Score Team Two
31/10 Cradley Heath 49-47 Eastbourne
23/10 Eastbourne 59-37 Cradley Heath

See also

List of United Kingdom Speedway League Champions

References

  1. ^ "Historic league tables". Speedway Archive.
  2. ^ "1994 league tables". Speedway GB.
  3. ^ "1994 British League Knockout Cup". Speedway archive.