1924 in Canadian football

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Canadian football news in 1924[edit]

Coach Bill Hughes of Queen's introduced the use of films as a coaching technique.

The numbering of players, although used for years, was made compulsory.

The Regina Rugby Club became the Regina Roughriders.

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 5 1 0 60 31 10
Toronto Argonauts 6 4 2 0 51 39 8
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 2 4 0 29 33 4
Montreal AAA 6 1 5 0 28 65 2
Ontario Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 4 3 1 0 28 30 6
Toronto Varsity Orfuns 4 2 2 0 29 20 4
Hamilton Rowing Club 4 1 3 0 47 54 2
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Queen's University 4 4 0 0 51 27 8
Varsity Blues 4 1 3 0 36 35 2
McGill Redmen 4 1 3 0 26 51 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 80 24 8
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 4 2 2 0 46 66 4
University of Manitoba Varsity 4 0 4 0 29 65 0
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Regina Roughriders 6 4 2 0 41 43 8
Saskatoon Quakers 6 2 4 0 43 41 4
Alberta Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary 50th Battalion 4 2 2 0 27 24 4
Edmonton Eskimos 4 2 2 0 24 27 4

* Calgary wins on point differential

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Winnipeg Victorias
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU Calgary 50th Battalion

Grey Cup playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1924

ARFU Playoffs[edit]

Date Away Home
ARFU Playoffs Games 1 & 2
October 25 Calgary 50th Battalion 8 University of Alberta Varsity 0
November 1 University of Alberta Varsity 1 Calgary 50th Battalion 13
  • Calgary won the total points series 21-1.

East Semi-Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 22 Queen's University 11 Hamilton Tigers 1
  • Queen's advances to the Grey Cup.[3]

West Semi Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 8 Regina Roughriders 5 Winnipeg Victorias 22

West Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 15 Winnipeg Victorias 11 Calgary 50th Battalion 9
  • Winnipeg wins the west but did not challenge for the Grey Cup

Grey Cup Championship[edit]

November 29

12th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

Queen's University 11 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 3
Queen's University are the 1924 Grey Cup 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://news.google.com/newspapers?id=QFstAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ldkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6760%2C5121297 Ottawa Citizen - November 3, 1924
  3. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=q7stAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2YsFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6527%2C2967678 The Montreal Gazette - November 24, 1924
Preceded by
1923 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1925 in Canadian football