1891 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1891[edit]

On December 19, 1891 the Canadian Rugby (football) Union was formed as the new governing body of football in Canada. The CRU replaced the old CRFU of 1884-1887 and was to last until the birth of the Canadian Football League in 1958.[1]

Final regular season standings[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Quebec Rugby Football Union [2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Football Club 3 2 1 0 92 38 4
McGill University 3 1 2 0 29 62 2
Britannia Football Club 1 1 1 0 21 56 2
Bishop's College 1 0 1 0 8 38 0

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
ORFU Osgoode Hall
QRFU Montreal Football Club
Northwest Championship Moosomin

Playoffs[edit]

[3]

QRFU Final[edit]

QRFU Final
Montreal Football Club 33 McGill University 9
Montreal Football Club advance to the 1891 Dominion Championship

ORFU Semi-Finals[edit]

ORFU Semi-Final 1
Hamilton Tigers 69 London Kickers 0
Hamilton Tigers advance to the ORFU Championship
ORFU Semi-Final 2
Osgoode Hall 30 Ottawa Football Club 3
Osgoode Hall 42 Ottawa Football Club 0
Osgoode Hall advance to the ORFU Championship

ORFU Final[edit]

ORFU Final Game 1
Osgoode Hall 28 Hamilton Tigers 4
Osgoode Hall advance to the 1891 Dominion Championship

Dominion Championship[edit]

November 21

1891 Dominion Championship Game: Montreal AAA Grounds - Montreal, Quebec [4]

Osgoode Hall 21 Montreal Football Club 10
Osgoode Hall are the 1891 Dominion Champions

References[edit]

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1890 in Canadian football
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1892 in Canadian football