1883 in Canadian football

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1883 in Canadian football
  1882 Canadian Football Seasons 1884  

Canadian Football News in 1883

The Ontario Rugby Football Union was formed on January 6, 1883. The Quebec Rugby Football Union would organize ten days later. [1]


Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Quebec Rugby Football Union [2]
Montreal Foot-Ball Club 430151
Brittania Foot-Ball Club201112
Quebec City Foot-Ball Club101001
McGill University Foot-Ball Club101002

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
ORFU Toronto Foot-Ball Club
QRFU Montreal Foot-Ball Club
There were no playoff due to the Tie Schedule.

ORFU Semi-Finals

ORFU Semi-Final
Ottawa Football Club 14Hamilton Tigers 9

ORFU Final

ORFU Final
Toronto Foot-Ball Club 9Ottawa Football Club 7

Canadian Dominion Football Championship

No dominion championship was played.

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  1. Sproule, Robert. "Quebec Rugby Football Union (1883-1906)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-22.
  2. Sproule, Robert. "The Montreal Football Club" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-22.