1926 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1926[edit]

The British Columbia Rugby Football Union was formed on September 1.

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 5 1 0 72 57 10
Hamilton Tigers 6 3 3 0 67 45 6
Toronto Argonauts 6 3 3 0 53 55 6
Montreal AAA 6 1 5 0 48 83 2
Ontario Rugby Football Union[1]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 5 5 0 0 47 18 10
Toronto Varsity Orfuns 6 3 3 0 75 66 6
Camp Borden 6 3 3 0 55 51 6
Hamilton Tiger Cubs 5 0 5 0 24 63 0

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[1]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Queen's Golden Gaels 4 2 2 0 34 25 4
Varsity Blues 4 2 2 0 26 20 4
McGill Redmen 4 2 2 0 25 40 4
Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg St.John's 6 4 2 0 63 27 8
Winnipeg Victorias 6 4 2 0 49 41 8
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 5 2 3 0 33 58 4
University of Manitoba Varsity 5 1 4 0 11 30 2

* Final league game was cancelled

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Ottawa Senators
WCRFU Regina Roughriders
CIRFU University of Toronto
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach
MRFU St John's College
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU University of Alberta
BCRFU Victoria Football Club

Grey Cup Playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1926

MRFU Tie-Breaker[edit]

Date Team 1 Team 2
November 8 Winnipeg St.John's 14 Winnipeg Vcitorias 5
  • Winnipeg St.John's advance to western semi-final

CIRFU Semi-Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 20 Varsity Blues 12 McGill Redmen 2
  • Varsity advances to the ICRFU Final.[2]

CIRFU Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 27 Queen's Golden Gaels 0 Varsity Blues 8
  • Varsity advances to the Grey Cup.[3]

East Final[edit]

Date Away Home
November 20 Ottawa Senators 7 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 6
  • Ottawa advances to the Grey Cup game.[4]

Grey Cup Championship[edit]

December 4

14th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

Ottawa Senators 10 Toronto Varsity Blues 7
The Ottawa Senators are the 1926 Grey Cup Champions

References[edit]

Preceded by
1925 in Canadian football
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1927 in Canadian football