1891 in Canadian football

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1891 in Canadian football
ORFU Champions Osgoode Hall Law School
QRFU Champions Montreal Football Club
Canadian Dominion Football Championship
ChampionsOsgoode Hall Law School
  1890 Canadian Football Seasons 1892  

Canadian Football News in 1891

On December 19, 1891, the Canadian Rugby (football) Union was formed as the new governing body of football in Canada. The CRU replaced the old CRFU of 1884-1887 and was to last until the birth of the Canadian Football League in 1958. [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 Football Club 321092384
McGill University312029622
Britannia Football Club111021562
Bishop's College10108380

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
ORFU Osgoode Hall
QRFU Montreal Football Club
Northwest Championship Moosomin



QRFU Final

QRFU Final
Montreal Football Club 33McGill University 9
Montreal Football Club advance to the 1891 Dominion Championship

ORFU Semi-Finals

ORFU Semi-Final 1
Hamilton Tigers 69London Kickers 0
Hamilton Tigers advance to the ORFU Championship
ORFU Semi-Final 2
Osgoode Hall 30Ottawa Football Club 3
Osgoode Hall 42Ottawa Football Club 0
Osgoode Hall advance to the ORFU Championship

ORFU Final

ORFU Final Game 1
Osgoode Hall 28Hamilton Tigers 4
Osgoode Hall advance to the 1891 Dominion Championship

Dominion Championship

November 21

1891 Dominion Championship Game: Montreal AAA Grounds - Montreal, Quebec [4]

Osgoode Hall 21Montreal Football Club 10
Osgoode Hall are the 1891 Dominion Champions

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