1914 in Canadian football

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1914 in Canadian football
East Champions Toronto Argonauts
CIRFU Champions Toronto Varsity Blues
6th Grey Cup
ChampionsToronto Argonauts
  1913 Canadian Football Seasons 1915  

Canadian football news in 1914

The remnants of the Hamilton Alerts operated separately from any Union for several seasons before fading from the scene. The CRU appointed head linesmen and the CIRFU adopted a three-yard interference rule while the IRFU adopted a residence rule. [1]


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 [2]
Hamilton Tigers 65101053410
Toronto Argonauts 65101454710
Montreal Football Club 6240621084
Ottawa Rough Riders 6060391620
Ontario Rugby Football Union [3]
Hamilton Rowing Club431057286
Toronto Rowing and Athletic Association422063414
St. Patrick's College413027772
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [3]
McGill Redmen 431059636
Varsity Blues 431079296
Queen's University 404047930

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Winnipeg Rowing Club532043366
Winnipeg Tigers523036434
Alberta Rugby Football Union - North
University of Alberta Varsity321021204
Edmonton Civics312020212

League champions

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

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1914

IRFU Playoff

November 21 Hamilton Tigers 4 Toronto Argonauts 11

CIRFU playoff

November 21 McGill Redmen 13 Toronto Varsity Blues 17

East Final

November 28 Toronto Argonauts 16Hamilton Rowing Club 14

Playoff bracket

Quarter FinalsSemi FinalsGrey Cup Final
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 11
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 4
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 16
ORFU Hamilton Rowing Club 14
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 14
CIRFU University of Toronto 2
CIRFU University of Toronto 17
CIRFU McGill University 13

Grey Cup Championship

December 5

6th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

Toronto Argonauts 14 Toronto Varsity Blues 2
Toronto Argonauts are the 1914 Grey Cup Champions

Related Research Articles

The Toronto Argonauts won the Grey Cup for the second time in five years.

For the second consecutive season the Toronto Argonauts and Winnipeg Blue Bombers met for the Grey Cup. The Argonauts won the game.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers were once again permitted to challenge for the Grey Cup following a rule dispute a year earlier. In a meeting of the previous two Grey Cup champions, the Blue Bombers prevailed, sending the coveted mug west for the third time.

Football returned to relative normal in 1945 following the conclusion of World War II. Two rivals from the pre-war years met once again in the annual Grey Cup, but on this occasion, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were no match for the Toronto Argonauts. For Winnipeg, it was the worst loss by a western team in the Grey Cup since 1923 when Queen's University routed the Regina Roughriders 54-0.

After a four year absence due to the First World War, the Grey Cup was up for grabs once again as a couple of familiar foes battled for the trophy. The Toronto Varsity Blues defeated the Toronto Argonauts. It was the final time these cross-town rivals challenged each other for the Grey Cup.

The Hamilton Tigers won their first Grey Cup title over the Parkdale Canoe Club.

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.

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


  1. "CFL Historical Timeline 1910s". Archived from the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2019.
  2. 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN   978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
  3. 1 2 http://www.cflapedia.com/