1901 in Canadian football

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1901 in Canadian football
ORFU Champions Toronto Argonauts
QRFU Champions Ottawa College
Canadian Dominion Football Championship
ChampionsOttawa College
  1900 Canadian Football Seasons 1902  

Canadian Football News in 1901

The ORFU stated that all players must sign amateur cards. The CRU ruled that the ball was to be placed on the ground in line with the front foot of the Scrimmage before the lines could come together. John Thrift Meldrum Burnside's revised football rules were put into play in the University of Toronto Inter-faculty games, and later in the Mulock Cup championship games.


Regular season

Final regular season standings

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

Ontario Rugby Football Union [1]
Toronto Argonauts 6510652810
Ottawa Rough Riders 6420111348
Hamilton Tigers 624039734
Kingston Granites 61509692
Quebec Rugby Football Union [2]
University of Ottawa 6420124328
Britannia Football Club642073738
Brockville Football Club633048656
Montreal Football Club 615023992
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union
Varsity Blues 44008
Queen's University 41302
McGill Redmen 41302

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Winnipeg Football Club642049358
St.John's Rugby Football Club624035494

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
CIRFU University of Toronto
ORFU Toronto Argonauts
QRFU Ottawa College
MRFU Winnipeg Football Club


Dominion Championship

November 23

1901 Dominion Championship Game: Montreal AAA Grounds - Montreal, Quebec

Toronto Argonauts 12 Ottawa College 12
November 28

1901 Dominion Championship Game: Montreal AAA Grounds - Montreal, Quebec

Toronto Argonauts 3 Ottawa College 18
Ottawa College are the 1901 Dominion Champions

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