1949 Hamilton Tigers season

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1949 Hamilton Tigers season
Head coach Murray Griffin
Home field Civic Stadium
Results
Record 10–2
Division place 1st, ORFU
Playoff finish Lost East Final

The 1949 Hamilton Tigers season was the second for the club in the Ontario Rugby Football Union after playing in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union for 34 seasons since 1907. This would also be the last season for the Tigers as the club would merge with the Hamilton Wildcats following this season.

The Tigers finished in 1st place in the ORFU with a 10–2 record, but lost to the Montreal Alouettes in the Eastern Final.

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A Aug 13 Ottawa Rough Riders 25–1 Loss 0–1
B Aug 17 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9–8 Win 1–1
C Aug 24 Hamilton Wildcats 24–5 Loss 1–2

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Regular season[edit]

Season Standings[edit]

Ontario Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tigers 12 10 2 0 228 68 20
Sarnia Imperials 12 8 4 0 142 101 16
Windsor Rockets 12 5 7 0 142 108 10
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 12 1 11 0 55 290 2

Season schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Sept 3 Sarnia Imperials 7–6 Loss 0–1
2 Sept 10 at Sarnia Imperials 13–11 Loss 0–2
3 Sept 17 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 45–2 Win 1–2
4 Sept 24 at Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 18–6 Win 2–2
5 Oct 1 Windsor Rockets 20–6 Win 3–2
6 Oct 8 at Windsor Rockets 13–6 Win 4–2
6 Oct 10 Sarnia Imperials 15–2 Win 5–2
7 Oct 15 at Sarnia Imperials 13–11 Win 6–2
8 Oct 22 at Windsor Rockets 5–3 Win 7–2
9 Oct 26 at Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 14–0 Win 8–2
9 Oct 29 Windsor Rockets 29–5 Win 9–2
10 Nov 5 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 39–7 Win 10–2

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Playoffs[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result
IRFU Final #1 Nov 11 at Sarnia Imperials 15–6 Loss
IRFU Final #2 Nov 12 Sarnia Imperials 20–3 Win
Eastern Final Nov 19 at Montreal Alouettes 40–0 Loss

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