1910 in Canadian football

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1910 in Canadian football
Playoffs
IRFU Champions Hamilton Tigers
East Champions Toronto Varsity Blues
2nd Grey Cup
ChampionsToronto Varsity Blues
  1909 Canadian Football Seasons 1911  

The University of Toronto successfully defended its inaugural Grey Cup championship with a victory over the Hamilton Tigers. [1]

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Canadian football news in 1910

The Regina Rugby Club was formed on September 13 at the Regina City Hall and adopted the colours of old gold and purple. Regina played the Moose Jaw Tigers in its first game on October 1 at the Moose Jaw Baseball Grounds, with the Tigers winning 16–6.

On September 22, the Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union was organized in the Flanagan Hotel at Saskatoon. The SRFU adopted the CRU rules.

Edmonton changed its name from Esquimaux to the Eskimos.

Source: [2]

Regular season

Final regular season standings

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

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union [3]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tigers 642076438
Toronto Argonauts 633068926
Ottawa Rough Riders 633070666
Montreal Football Club 624074874
Ontario Rugby Football Union [4]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Toronto Amateur Athletic Club 6510784610
Dundas Rugby Club6420103488
St. Michael's College633075746
Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club 6060251130
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [4]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Varsity Blues 66001143012
Queen's University 633067536
McGill Redmen 633070396
University of Ottawa 6060141430

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Winnipeg Rowing Club 431061286
St.John's Rugby Football Club 413028612
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Moose Jaw Tigers440074188
Regina Rugby Club404018740
Calgary Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Tigers320129215
Calgary YMCA302121291
Alberta Rugby Football League schools exhibition games
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
University of Alberta Varsity211030302
Western Canada College 211030302

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
CIRFU University of Toronto
ORFU Toronto Amateur Athletic Club
MRFU Winnipeg Rowing Club
SRFU Moose Jaw Tigers
ARFL Calgary Tigers

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1910

Alberta Rugby Football League Playoffs

DateAwayHome
ARFL Finals Games 1 & 2
October 31Edmonton Eskimos 7Calgary Tigers 25
November 5Calgary Tigers 14Edmonton Eskimos 12

East semi-final

DateAwayHome
November 19 Toronto Amateur Athletic Club 3 Toronto Varsity Blues 22

Playoff bracket

Semi FinalsGrey Cup Final
      
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
BYE
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 7
CIRFU University of Toronto 16
CIRFU University of Toronto 22
ORFU Toronto Amateur Athletic Club 3

Grey Cup Championship

November 26

2nd Annual Grey Cup Game: A.A.A. GroundsHamilton, Ontario

Toronto Varsity Blues 16 Hamilton Tigers 7
Toronto Varsity Blues are the 1910 Grey Cup Champions

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References

  1. "Grey Cup Memories: 1910". CFL.ca. 2005-08-29. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  2. "CFL Historical Timeline 1910s". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 27 October 2012.
  3. 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN   978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
  4. 1 2 http://www.cflapedia.com/