1908 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1908[edit]

The Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club was re-organized as the Tigers on August 27 and adopted yellow and black as the team colours. The Calgary Rugby Football Union was formed on September 29 in the offices of the Sovereign Life Insurance Company. The Caledonia and Hillhurst Football Clubs play for the championship of the Central Alberta Rugby Football League on September 4. The Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club was re-organized as the Esquimoux on October 16. Goals from the Field were reduced to three points by the CRU.

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

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union[1]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 5 1 0 114 41 10
Hamilton Tigers 6 5 1 0 131 42 10
Montreal Football Club 6 1 5 0 49 101 2
Toronto Argonauts 6 1 5 0 50 160 2
Ontario Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Amateur Athletic Club 2 2 0 0 37 6 4
Peterborough Pets 2 0 2 0 6 37 0
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Queen's University 6 5 1 0 90 50 10
Varsity Blues 6 5 1 0 112 54 10
McGill Redmen 6 1 5 0 24 101 2
University of Ottawa 6 1 5 0 66 87 2

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
St.John's Rugby Football Club 5 3 1 1 64 43 7
Winnipeg Rowing Club 5 1 3 1 43 64 3

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
CIRFU University of Toronto
ORFU Toronto Amateur Athletic Club
MRFU St. John's College
ARFU Edmonton Esquimaux

Playoffs[edit]

IRFU Final[edit]

Away Home
Hamilton Tigers 11 Ottawa Rough Riders 9
  • Hamilton advances to the East Semi-Final.

East Semi-Finals[edit]

Away Home
Toronto Varsity Blues ? Queen's University 0
  • Toronto advances to the Dominion Championship.
Away Home
Hamilton Tigers 31 Toronto Amateur Athletic Club 0
  • Hamilton advances to the Dominion Championship.

Dominion Championship[edit]

November 28

1908 Dominion Championship Game: Rosedale Field - Toronto, Ontario

Hamilton Tigers 21 Toronto Varsity Blues 17
Hamilton Tigers are the 1908 Dominion Champions

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
  2. ^ a b http://www.cflapedia.com/
Preceded by
1907 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1909 in Canadian football