1925 in Canadian football

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1925 in Canadian football
East Champions Ottawa Senators
West ChampionsWinnipeg Tammany Tigers
13th Grey Cup
ChampionsOttawa Senators
  1924 Canadian Football Seasons 1926  

Canadian Football News in 1925

McGill coach Frank Shaughnessy introduced the huddle system to Canadian football. It was at first called the Conference System.


Calgary 50th Battalion became the Tigers.

The Ottawa Rough Riders club changed its name to the Senators.

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 [1]
Ottawa Senators 641148249
Montreal AAA 633027436
Hamilton Tigers 623137425
Toronto Argonauts 624039424
Ontario Rugby Football Union [2]
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 6510733710
Camp Borden642053328
Hamilton Rowing Club624042784
Toronto Varsity Orfuns615043662
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [2]
Queen's University 44004778
Varsity Blues 413024392
McGill Redmen 413016412

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers642052288
University of Manitoba Varsity642043428
Winnipeg Victorias633046316
Winnipeg St.John's615017572

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
IRFU Ottawa Senators
WCRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU University of Alberta

Grey Cup Playoffs

Note: All dates in 1925

MRFU Tie-Breaker

DateTeam 1Team 2
November 9Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 11University of Manitoba Varsity 0
  • Winnipeg Tammany Tigers advance to the western playoff

East Semi-Final

November 21 Queen's University 12 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 2

East Final

November 29 Queen's Golden Gaels 2 Ottawa Senators 11

West Final

November 14Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 11Regina Roughriders 1

Playoff Bracket

Quarter FinalsSemi FinalsGrey Cup Final
IRFU Ottawa Senators
IRFU Ottawa Senators 11
CIRFU Queen's University 2
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach 9
CIRFU Queen's University 21
IRFU Ottawa Senators 24
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 1
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers
MRFU Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 11
SRFU Regina Roughriders 1
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU University of Alberta Forfeit

Grey Cup Championship

December 5

13th Annual Grey Cup Game: Lansdowne Park - Ottawa, Ontario

Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 1 Ottawa Senators 24
The Ottawa Senators are the 1925 Grey Cup Champions

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  1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9FkuAAAAIBAJ&sjid=m9kFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6609%2C6731355 Ottawa Citizen - November 16, 1925
  2. 1 2 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9FkuAAAAIBAJ&sjid=m9kFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6877%2C6728246 Ottawa Citizen - November 16, 1925
  3. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=xWYuAAAAIBAJ&sjid=odkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=7265%2C455744 Ottawa Citizen - November 23, 1925
  4. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=QBJtjoHflPwC&dat=19251201&printsec=frontpage&hl=en Ottawa Citizen - December 1, 1925
  5. "Regina Vs "Peg Western Final".