1923 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1923[edit]

Calgary Tigers renamed the 50th Battalion.

Queen's defeats Regina 54–0 as Queen's scored a record nine touchdowns on December 1.

Edmonton withdrew from competition.

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
Hamilton Tigers 6 4 1 1 58 54 9
Toronto Argonauts 6 3 1 2 71 41 8
Montreal AAA 6 2 3 1 45 73 5
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 1 5 0 54 60 2
Ontario Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T Pts
Hamilton Rowing Club 4 3 0 1 7
Parkdale Rowing Club 4 2 1 1 5
Toronto Varsity Orfuns 4 0 4 0 0
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[3]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Queen's University 4 4 0 0 70 14 8
Varsity Blues 4 1 3 0 38 52 2
McGill Redmen 4 1 3 0 31 73 2

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Victorias 4 4 0 0 176 20 8
University of Manitoba Varsity 4 2 2 0 73 108 4
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 4 0 4 0 42 163 0
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Regina Rugby Club 4 3 1 0 38 8 6
Saskatoon Quakers 4 1 3 0 8 38 2
Alberta Rugby Football Union - Edmonton
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 2 2 0 0 30 9 4
University of Alberta Varsity 2 0 2 0 9 30 0

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Regina Roughriders
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Hamilton Rowing Club
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU Edmonton Eskimos

Grey Cup Playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1923

ARFU Playoffs[edit]

Date Away Home
ARFU Playoffs Games 1 & 2
October 27 Edmonton Eskimos 13 Calgary 50th Battalion 7
October 31 Calgary 50th Battalion Edmonton Eskimos
  • Edmonton Eskimos win second game and ARFU championship by default. Game was originally scheduled for November 3 but it had to be moved up to accommodate the western playoff versus Regina. Calgary was unable to organize its players on short notice for a mid-week game in Edmonton.

West Semi-Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 3 Edmonton Eskimos 6 Regina Rugby Club 9

West Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 10 Regina Rugby Club 11 Winnipeg Victorias 1
  • Regina advances to the Grey Cup.

East Semi-Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 17 Hamilton Rowing Club 1 Hamilton Tigers 24
  • Hamilton Tigers advances to the East Final.

East Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 24 Queen's University 13 Hamilton Tigers 5
  • Queen's advances to the Grey Cup.

Playoff Bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals Semi Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
CIRFU Queen's University
BYE
CIRFU Queen's University 13
EAST
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 5
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 24
ORFU Hamilton Rowing Club 1
CIRFU Queen's University 54
SRFU Regina Rugby Club 0
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
BYE
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias 1
WEST
SRFU Regina Rugby Club 11
SRFU Regina Rugby Club 9
ARFU Edmonton Eskimos 6

Grey Cup Championship[edit]

December 1

11th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

Regina Rugby Club 0 Queen's University 54
Queen's University are the 1923 Grey Cup Champions

1923 Toronto Globe Eastern All-Stars[edit]

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

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. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=QBJtjoHflPwC&dat=19231022&printsec=frontpage&hl=en Ottawa Citizen – October 22, 1923
  3. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=BGotAAAAIBAJ&sjid=SYoFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1198%2C1572699 The Montreal Gazette – November 12, 1923
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