London Beefeaters

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London Beefeaters
Team logo
Founded 1975
Based in London, Ontario, Canada
Home field TD Stadium (2001–present)
JW Little Memorial Stadium (1975–2001)
Head coach Chris Marshall
League Canadian Junior Football League
Division Ontario Football Conference
Colours Navy, red, and white
              
Nickname(s) Beefs
Website www.londonbeefeaters.org

The London Beefeaters are a Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) team located in London, Ontario. They play in the Ontario Football Conference (OFC) which is part of the CJFL, and compete annually for the national title known as the Canadian Bowl. The team was founded in 1975 and earned the first championship in the OFC defeating Hamilton Hurricanes 19-16 in 2012. On October 28, they advanced to the CJFL semi finals against the Saskatoon Hilltops at Gordie Howe Bowl in Saskatoon where they were defeated 51-7.

Notable players[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Beefeater 23 Kyle Woldenberg-Puyda meeting Hilltops 76 Brett Pisio at the CJFL semi final [1] [2] [3]
Beefeaters 32 Joel Clubine ball carrier

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saskatoon Hilltops head to Canadian Bowl", CBC News, October 28, 2012, retrieved October 28, 2012 
  2. ^ Green, Steve (October 28, 2012), "London Beefeaters taking on two-time defending national champions Saskatoon Hilltops in Josten's Cup", The London Free Press, retrieved October 28, 2012 
  3. ^ Biber, Srançois (October 28, 2012), "Hilltops advance to National FinalSaskatoon def. London 51-7 at Gordie Howe Boel", Newstalk 650 CKOM, retrieved October 28, 2012