1919 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1919[edit]

Regular season play resumed following World War I.

No playoff games were held in the east because of a rules dispute with the CRU in the West, lack of interest in the East and student studies to the Intercollegiate Union which were deemed more important.

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
Montreal AAA 6 4 2 0 71 51 8
Toronto Argonauts 6 3 3 0 78 44 6
Hamilton Tigers 6 3 3 0 78 91 6
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 2 4 0 42 83 4
Ontario Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Torontos 4 4 0 0 141 6 8
Ottawa Capitals 4 2 2 0 25 79 4
Hamilton Rowing Club 4 0 4 0 15 96 0
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
McGill Redmen 4 4 0 0 94 8 8
Varsity Blues 4 2 2 0 73 42 4
Queen's University 4 0 4 0 9 126 0

*Bold text indicates that they have qualified for the playoffs, but did not play.

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Victorias 4 4 0 0 65 5 8
University of Manitoba Varsity 3 1 2 0 14 39 2
Winnipeg St.John's 3 0 3 0 1 36 0

*Final league game was not played

Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Regina Rugby Club 5 5 0 0 180 7 10
Saskatoon Rugby Club 5 3 2 0 74 46 6
Moose Jaw Millers 5 2 3 0 23 106 4
University of Saskatchewan Varsity 5 0 5 0 1 119 0

* Two games from the final week were cancelled

Alberta Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Canucks 4 4 0 0 57 20 8
University of Alberta Varsity 3 1 2 0 26 37 2
Calgary Tigers 3 1 2 0 11 28 2
Edmonton Canucks 2 0 2 0 8 17 0

* Six games were cancelled due to weather

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Montreal AAA
WCRFU Regina Rugby Club
CIRFU McGill University
ORFU Toronto Rowing Athletic Association
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
SRFU Regina Rugby Club
ARFU Calgary Canucks

Western Playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1919

WCRFU Semi-Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 1 Winnipeg Victorias 0 Regina Rugby Club 12
  • Regina Rugby Club advances to the WCRFU Final[3]

WCRFU Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 15 Regina Rugby Club 13 Calgary Canucks 1
  • Regina Rugby Club wins the WCRFU championship[4]

References[edit]

Preceded by
1915 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1920 in Canadian football