1911 in Canadian football

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The University of Toronto's Grey Cup dynasty continued in 1911, when they defeated their cross-town rival Toronto Argonauts at the new Varsity Stadium. [1]


Canadian football news in 1911

Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta Unions formed the Western Canada Rugby Football Union on October 21. The Regina Rugby Club changed its colours to blue and white. Winnipeg realtor Hugo Ross donated the championship trophy bearing his name; he subsequently drowned in the sinking of the S.S. Titanic in April 1912.

The Calgary Tigers won the Western Championship, contested by the Alberta and Manitoba Unions, and challenged for the Grey Cup, but the CRU would not accept the challenge because the WCRFU was not a full member of the CRU. [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]
Toronto Argonauts 6510563110
Hamilton Tigers 633083576
Ottawa Rough Riders 633061836
Montreal Football Club 615049782
Ontario Rugby Football Union [4]
Hamilton Alerts 55001512510
Toronto Amateur Athletic Club 5320102406
St. Michael's College5230421124
Dundas Rugby Club505019960
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [4]
Varsity Blues 65101126710
University of Ottawa 642085938
McGill Redmen 6330121936
Queen's University 6060591240

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Winnipeg Rowing Club 431061246
St.John's Rugby Football Club 413024612
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Regina Rugby Club431051276
Moose Jaw Tigers431060396
Saskatoon Rugby Club404015600
Alberta Rugby Football Union
Calgary Tigers65011091311
Edmonton Eskimos641173419
Edmonton YMCA624024854
Calgary Rough Riders606018850

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
IRFU Toronto Argonauts
WCRFU Calgary Tigers
CIRFU University of Toronto
ORFU Hamilton Alerts
MRFU Winnipeg Rowing Club
SRFU Regina Rugby Club
ARFU Calgary Tigers


Note: All dates in 1911

SRFU Tie-breaker Final

November 4Moose Jaw Tigers 11Regina Rugby Club 21
  • Regina is SRFU champions

Alberta Rugby Football Union Final

November 4Edmonton Eskimos 0Calgary Tigers 14

Western Final

November 18Winnipeg Rowing Club 6Calgary Tigers 13

East Semi-Final

November 18 Toronto Argonauts 9 Hamilton Alerts 2

Playoff bracket

Semi FinalsGrey Cup Final
CIRFU University of Toronto
CIRFU University of Toronto 14
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 7
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 9
ORFU Hamilton Alerts 2

Grey Cup Championship

November 25

3rd Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

Toronto Argonauts 4 Toronto Varsity Blues 11
Toronto Varsity Blues are the 1911 Grey Cup Champions

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  1. "Grey Cup Memories: 1911". CFL.ca. 2005-08-30. Retrieved 2019-10-09.
  2. "CFL Historical Timeline 1910s". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  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 "Home". cflapedia.com.