1919 in Canadian football

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1919 in Canadian football
  1915 Canadian Football Seasons 1920  

Canadian Football News in 1919

Regular season play resumed following World War I.

No playoff games were held in the east because of a rules dispute with the CRU in the West, lack of interest in the East, and student studies to the Intercollegiate Union which were deemed more important. [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]
Montreal AAA 642071518
Toronto Argonauts 633078446
Hamilton Tigers 633078916
Ottawa Rough Riders 624042834
Ontario Rugby Football Union [3]
Toronto Torontos440014168
Ottawa Capitals422025794
Hamilton Rowing Club404015960
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [3]
McGill Redmen 44009488
Varsity Blues 422073424
Queen's University 404091260

*Bold text indicates that they have qualified for the playoffs, but did not play.

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Winnipeg Victorias44006558
University of Manitoba Varsity312014392
Winnipeg St.John's30301360

*Final league game was not played

Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Regina Rugby Club5500180710
Saskatoon Rugby Club532074466
Moose Jaw Millers5230231064
University of Saskatchewan Varsity505011190

* Two games from the final week were cancelled

Alberta Rugby Football Union
Calgary Canucks440057208
University of Alberta Varsity312026372
Calgary Tigers312011282
Edmonton Canucks20208170

* Six games were cancelled due to weather

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
IRFU Montreal AAA
WCRFU Regina Rugby Club
CIRFU McGill University
ORFU Toronto Rowing Athletic Association
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
SRFU Regina Rugby Club
ARFU Calgary Canucks

Western Playoffs

Note: All dates in 1919

WCRFU Semi-Final

November 1Winnipeg Victorias 0Regina Rugby Club 12


November 15Regina Rugby Club 13Calgary Canucks 1

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  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/
  4. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ewBTAAAAIBAJ&sjid=uDcNAAAAIBAJ&pg=5950%2C433723
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