1925 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1925[edit]

McGill coach Frank Shaughnessy introduced the huddle system to Canadian football. It was at first called the Conference System.

Calgary 50th Battalion became the Tigers.

The Ottawa Rough Riders club changed its name to the Senators.

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 Senators 6 4 1 1 48 24 9
Montreal AAA 6 3 3 0 27 43 6
Hamilton Tigers 6 2 3 1 37 42 5
Toronto Argonauts 6 2 4 0 39 42 4
Ontario Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 6 5 1 0 73 37 10
Camp Borden 6 4 2 0 53 32 8
Hamilton Rowing Club 6 2 4 0 42 78 4
Toronto Varsity Orfuns 6 1 5 0 43 66 2
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Queen's University 4 4 0 0 47 7 8
Varsity Blues 4 1 3 0 24 39 2
McGill Redmen 4 1 3 0 16 41 2

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 6 4 2 0 52 28 8
University of Manitoba Varsity 6 4 2 0 43 42 8
Winnipeg Victorias 6 3 3 0 46 31 6
Winnipeg St.John's 6 1 5 0 17 57 2

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Ottawa Senators
WCRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU University of Alberta

Grey Cup Playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1925

MRFU Tie-Breaker[edit]

Date Team 1 Team 2
November 9 Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 11 University of Manitoba Varsity 0
  • Winnipeg Tammany Tigers advance to the western playoff

East Semi-Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 21 Queen's University 12 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 2
  • Queen's advances to the East Final.[3]

East Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 29 Queen's Golden Gaels 2 Ottawa Senators 11
  • Ottawa advances to the Grey Cup.[4]

West Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 14 Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 11 Regina Roughriders 1
  • Winnipeg advances to the Grey Cup final.[5]

Playoff Bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals Semi Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
IRFU Ottawa Senators
BYE
IRFU Ottawa Senators 11
EAST
CIRFU Queen's University 2
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach 9
CIRFU Queen's University 21
IRFU Ottawa Senators 24
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 1
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers
BYE
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 11
WEST
SRFU Regina Roughriders 1
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU University of Alberta Forfeit

Grey Cup Championship[edit]

December 5

13th Annual Grey Cup Game: Lansdowne Park - Ottawa, Ontario

Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 1 Ottawa Senators 24
The Ottawa Senators are the 1925 Grey Cup Champions

References[edit]

Preceded by
1924 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1926 in Canadian football