1947 in Canadian football

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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
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 8 5 3 0 83 83 10
Calgary Stampeders 8 4 4 0 79 93 8
Regina Roughriders 8 3 5 0 78 64 6
Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 12 8 4 0 170 103 16
Toronto Argonauts 12 7 4 1 140 122 15
Montreal Alouettes 12 6 6 0 164 164 12
Hamilton Tigers 12 2 9 1 119 204 5
Ontario Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Wildcats 10 9 1 0 245 84 18
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 10 7 3 0 103 100 14
Ottawa Trojans 10 5 4 1 148 133 11
Toronto Indians 10 4 5 1 99 120 9
Windsor Rockets 10 4 6 0 86 138 8
Sarnia Imperials 10 0 10 0 60 166 0
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.

Grey Cup playoffs[edit]

Note: All dates in 1947

Semi-Finals[edit]

ORFU Semi-Final
Toronto Indians @ Hamilton Wildcats
Date Away Home
November 7 Toronto Indians 0 Hamilton Wildcats 14
  • Hamilton advances to the ORFU Final.
ORFU Semi-Final
Ottawa Trojans @ Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
Date Away Home
November 8 Ottawa Trojans 16 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 7
  • Ottawa advances to the ORFU Final.

Finals[edit]

WIFU Finals – Game 1
Calgary Stampeders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 1 Calgary Stampeders 4 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16
WIFU Finals – Game 2
Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Calgary Stampeders
Date Away Home
November 11 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 3 Calgary Stampeders 15
WIFU Finals – Game 3
Calgary Stampeders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 15 Calgary Stampeders 3 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 10
  • Winnipeg won the total-point series by 29–22. Winnipeg advances to the Grey Cup game.
ORFU Final
Ottawa Trojans @ Hamilton Wildcats
Date Away Home
November 15 Ottawa Trojans 15 Hamilton Wildcats 3
  • Ottawa will play the Toronto Argonauts in the Eastern Finals.
IRFU Finals – Game 1
Toronto Argonauts @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 11 Toronto Argonauts 3 Ottawa Rough Riders 0
IRFU Finals – Game 2
Ottawa Rough Riders @ Toronto Argonauts
Date Away Home
November 15 Ottawa Rough Riders 0 Toronto Argonauts 21
  • Toronto won the total-point series by 24–0. Toronto will play the Ottawa Trojans in the Eastern Finals.

Eastern Finals[edit]

Ottawa Trojans @ Toronto Argonauts
Date Away Home
November 22 Ottawa Trojans 1 Toronto Argonauts 22
  • Toronto advances to the Grey Cup game.

Playoff Bracket[edit]

Quarter Finals Semi Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
IRFU Ottawa Rough Riders 0-0
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 3-22
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 22
EAST
ORFU Ottawa Trojans 1
ORFU Hamilton Wildcats 3
ORFU Ottawa Trojans 15
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 10
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9
WIFU no quarter final
 
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16-3-10
WEST
WIFU Calgary Stampeders 4-15-3
WIFU no quarter final
 

Grey Cup Championship[edit]

November 29

35th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 Toronto Argonauts 10
The Toronto Argonauts are the 1947 Grey Cup Champions

1947 Eastern (Combined IRFU & ORFU) 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.

1st Team[edit]

2nd Team[edit]

1947 Western (Western Interprovincial 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.

1947 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.

1947 Canadian Football Awards[edit]

References[edit]

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1946 in Canadian football
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1948 in Canadian football