1901 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1901[edit]

The ORFU stated that all players must sign amateur cards. CRU rules that the ball was to be placed on the ground in line with the front foot of the Scrimmage before the lines could come together. John Thrift Meldrum Burnside's revised football rules were put into play in the University of Toronto Inter-faculty games, and later in the Mulock Cup championship games.

Regular season[edit]

Final regular season standings[edit]

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

Ontario Rugby Football Union[1]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Argonauts 6 5 1 0 65 28 10
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 4 2 0 111 34 8
Hamilton Tigers 6 2 4 0 39 73 4
Kingston Granites 6 1 5 0 9 69 2
Quebec Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
University of Ottawa 6 4 2 0 124 32 8
Britannia Football Club 6 4 2 0 73 73 8
Brockville Football Club 6 3 3 0 48 65 6
Montreal Football Club 6 1 5 0 23 99 2
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T Pts
Varsity Blues 4 4 0 0 8
Queen's University 4 1 3 0 2
McGill Redmen 4 1 3 0 2

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Football Club 6 4 2 0 49 35 8
St.John's Rugby Football Club 6 2 4 0 35 49 4

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
CIRFU University of Toronto
ORFU Toronto Argonauts
QRFU Ottawa College
MRFU Winnipeg Football Club

Playoffs[edit]

Dominion Championship[edit]

November 23

1901 Dominion Championship Game: Montreal AAA Grounds - Montreal, Quebec

Toronto Argonauts 12 Ottawa College 12
November 28

1901 Dominion Championship Game: Montreal AAA Grounds - Montreal, Quebec

Toronto Argonauts 3 Ottawa College 18
Ottawa College are the 1901 Dominion Champions

References[edit]

Preceded by
1900 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1902 in Canadian football