1946 Toronto Argonauts season

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1946 Toronto Argonauts season
Head coach Teddy Morris[1]
Home field Varsity Stadium[2]
Results
Record 7–3–2
Division place 2nd, IRFU
Playoff finish Won 34th Grey Cup
Timeline
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< 1945 1947 >

The 1946 Toronto Argonauts season was the 57th season for the team since the franchise's inception in 1873. The team finished in second place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 7–3–2 record and qualified for the playoffs for the eighth consecutive season. The Argonauts defeated the Montreal Alouettes in the IRFU Final before winning the Eastern Final over the Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers. The defending Grey Cup champion Argonauts faced the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a rematch of the 33rd Grey Cup game. Toronto prevailed as they won their seventh Grey Cup championship by a score of 28-6.

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Location Final Score Record
A Aug 31 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers N/A W 17–7 1–0

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Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 12 7 3 2 211 118 16
Toronto Argonauts 12 7 3 2 140 124 16
Ottawa Rough Riders 12 6 4 2 175 128 14
Hamilton Tigers 12 0 10 2 78 234 2

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Location Final Score Record
1 Sept 7 Montreal Alouettes Varsity Stadium T 10–10 0–0–1
2 Sept 14 Hamilton Tigers Varsity Stadium W 31–8 1–0–1
3 Sept 21 Ottawa Rough Riders Varsity Stadium W 13–12 2–0–1
4 Sept 25 @ Hamilton Tigers Civic Stadium T 15–15 2–0–2
4 Sept 28 @ Ottawa Rough Riders Lansdowne Park W 12–6 3–0–2
5 Oct 5 Hamilton Tigers Varsity Stadium W 22–0 4–0–2
6 Oct 12 @ Montreal Alouettes Delorimier Stadium L 28–6 4–1–2
6 Oct 14 @ Hamilton Tigers Civic Stadium W 7–2 5–1–2
7 Oct 19 Ottawa Rough Riders Varsity Stadium L 12–3 5–2–2
8 Oct 26 @ Ottawa Rough Riders Lansdowne Park W 8–5 6–2–2
9 Nov 2 @ Montreal Alouettes Delorimier Stadium W 9–8 7–2–2
10 Nov 9 Montreal Alouettes Varsity Stadium L 18–4 7–3–2

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Postseason[edit]

Game Date Opponent Location Final Score
IRFU Final Nov 16 @ Montreal Alouettes Delorimier Stadium W 12–6
Eastern Final Nov 23 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers Varsity Stadium W 22–12
Grey Cup Nov 30 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Varsity Stadium W 28–6

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Grey Cup[edit]

Main article: 34th Grey Cup

November 30 @ Varsity Stadium (Attendance: 18,960)[5]

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 0 0 0 6 6
Toronto Argonauts 0 16 6 6 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Coaching". Toronto Argonauts. Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Toronto Argonauts Stadium History". Toronto Argonauts. Archived from the original on 22 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  3. ^ a b c "1946 Toronto Argonauts". Pro Football Archives. Retrieved 2012-04-17. 
  4. ^ "1946 Regular Season Standings". Canadian Football League. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 
  5. ^ "1946 Grey Cup Recap". Canadian Football League. Retrieved 2012-04-17.