1934 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1934[edit]

Eastern Intercollegiate Union formally withdrew from Grey Cup competition.

The horn was introduced to officiating.

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
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tigers 6 3 1 2 47 39 8
Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers 6 3 2 1 54 42 7
Toronto Argonauts 6 3 2 1 51 38 7
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 1 5 0 34 67 2
Ontario Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Sarnia Imperials 6 6 0 0 137 28 12
St. Michael's College 6 4 2 0 51 56 8
Hamilton Tiger Cubs 6 2 4 0 41 93 4
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 6 0 6 0 32 84 0

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipegs 2 2 0 0 35 4 4
University of Manitoba Bisons 2 0 2 0 4 35 0
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Regina Roughriders 6 6 0 0 156 25 12
Moose Jaw Miller 6 4 2 0 49 58 8
Saskatoon Hilltops 6 1 4 1 27 82 3
University of Saskatchewan Huskies 6 0 5 1 23 90 1
Alberta Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
University of Alberta Golden Bears 4 4 0 0 43 17 8
Calgary Altomahs * 3 1 2 0 31 28 2
Lethbridge Bulldogs * 3 0 3 0 12 41 0

* Final League game cancelled

[1][2]

League Champions[edit]

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Regina Roughriders
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Sarnia Imperials
MRFU Winnipeg Pegs
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU University of Alberta
BCRFU Vancouver Meralomas

Grey Cup Playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1934

CIRFU Finals[edit]

Date Away Home
Queen's University 8 University of Toronto 7
  • Queen's does not participate in further competition

Semi Finals[edit]

Date Away Home
Western Semi-Final 1
November 1 University of Alberta Golden Bears 0 Vancouver Meralomas 5
November 3 University of Alberta Golden Bears 6 Vancouver Meralomas 8
  • Vancouver advances to the Western Final
Date Away Home
Western Semi-Final 2
November 3 Winnipeg 'Pegs 0 Regina Roughriders 8
  • Regina advances to the Western Final.

Finals[edit]

Date Away Home
Western Finals Game 1 & 2
November 10 Regina Roughriders 22 Vancouver Meralomas 2
November 12 Regina Roughriders 7 Vancouver Meralomas 2
  • Regina won the total-point series by 29–4. Regina advances to the Grey Cup game.
Date Away Home
Eastern Final
November 17 Sarnia Imperials 11 Hamilton Tigers 4
  • Sarnia advances to the Grey Cup game.

Playoff Bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals Semi Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
No game
 
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 11
EAST
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 4
No game
 
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 20
SRFU Regina Roughriders 12
ARFU University of Alberta 0-6
BCRFU Vancouver Meralomas 5-8
BCRFU Vancouver Meralomas 2-2
WEST
SRFU Regina Roughriders 22-7
SRFU Regina Roughriders 8
MRFU Winnipeg Pegs 0

Grey Cup Championship[edit]

November 24

22nd Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

Regina Roughriders 12 Sarnia Imperials 20
The Sarnia Imperials are the 1934 Grey Cup Champions

1934 Eastern (Combined IRFU & ORFU) All-Stars selected by Canadian Press[edit]

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

1st Team[edit]

2nd Team[edit]

1934 Ontario Rugby Football Union 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.

1934 Canadian Football Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 978-0-9739425-4-5, p.293
  2. ^ http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=Fr8DH2VBP9sC&dat=19341112&printsec=frontpage The Montreal Gazette – November 12, 1934 – pg. 14
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