1943 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1943[edit]

The WIFU and the IRFU suspended operations for the duration of World War II.

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

Western Interprovincial Football Union

  • NO LEAGUE PLAY

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union

  • NO LEAGUE PLAY
Ontario Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Flying Wildcats 10 8 1 1 223 71 17
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 10 8 2 0 148 74 16
Toronto RCAF Hurricanes 10 7 2 1 133 67 15
Ottawa Combines 9 2 7 0 68 129 4
Toronto HMCS York Bulldogs 10 2 8 0 73 160 4
Toronto Indians 9 1 8 0 36 180 2
Quebec Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Lachine RCAF 10 8 2 0 161 59 20
Verdun Grads 10 7 3 0 90 54 18
St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy 10 6 4 0 61 43 16
McGill* 4 1 3 0 24 20 6
Huntington Army 10 0 10 0 30 163 0

(*) McGill played six-point games

Western Canada Armed Services Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 6 6 0 0 102 37 12
Regina All-Services Roughriders 6 2 4 0 46 96 4
Winnipeg United Services Combines 6 1 5 0 34 49 2
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.

Grey Cup playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1943

Eastern Finals[edit]

Hamilton Flying Wildcats @ Lachine RCAF
Date Away Home
November 20 Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7 Lachine RCAF 6

Playoff Bracket[edit]

Union Finals Semi & Union Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
ORFU Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach 2
ORFU Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7
EAST
QRFU Lachine RCAF 6
QRFU Lachine RCAF 14
QRFU Montreal Navy 2
ORFU Hamilton Flying Wildcats 23
WCASFL Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 14
WCASFL No Game
 
WCASFL Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 1-11
WEST
WCASFL Regina All-Service All Stars 0-0
WCASFL No Game
 

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Grey Cup Championship[edit]

November 27

31st Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

Hamilton Flying Wildcats 23 Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 14
The Hamilton Flying Wildcats are the 1943 Grey Cup Champions
  • Note: Playoff dates are not confirmed, however since the Grey Cup dates are accurate, it is reasonable to assume the above dates are accurate.

1943 Western Canada Armed Services Rugby Football League 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.

1943 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.

1943 Canadian Football Awards[edit]

References[edit]

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