|1927 Macdonald Brier Tankard|
|Host city||Toronto, Ontario|
|Arena||Granite Club, Toronto|
|Dates||March 1–3, 1927|
|Winner||Halifax (Nova Scotia)|
|Curling club||Halifax CC, Halifax|
|Finalist||St. John (New Brunswick)|
The 1927 Macdonald Brier Tankard, the Canadian men's national curling championship, was held March 1–3 at the Granite Club in Toronto. This edition of the Brier would be the first, with it also being the first time it was hosted in Ontario, and the first time it was hosted in Toronto's Granite Club.
Skip Murray MacNeill, skip of the Nova Scotia champion Halifax rink would win the inaugural tournament, leading his rink of skips (his original team couldn't make the trip) to victory.
The event began with an opening banquet with Ontario Lieutenant Governor William Donald Ross and Ontario Premier Howard Ferguson welcoming players.
After successful trips by the winner of the Manitoba Bonspiel in 1925 and their participation in the Quebec Bonspiel being deemed popular enough to consider a national tournament in 1926, the Stewart brothers of Macdonald Tobacco would sponsor what would become the Brier in 1927. Played at the Granite Club in Toronto, the tournament would feature teams from four provinces, two cities, and a representative from Western Canada and Northern Ontario, the latter becoming a fixture at the Brier. It would be the only Brier that would have all games go 14 ends (with two games going to a 15th end to break ties)
The teams are listed as follows:
|St. John |
|Halifax CC, Halifax||Saint John Composite Rink||Quebec CC, Quebec City||Granite CA, Montreal|
|Yellow Grass |
|High Park CC, Toronto||Sarnia CC, Sarnia||Haileybury CC, Haileybury||Yellow Grass CC, Yellow Grass, SK|
|Halifax (Nova Scotia)||Murray Macneill||6||1||93||66||53||41||1|
|St. John (New Brunswick)||Johnny Malcolm||5||2||93||74||53||44||0|
|Yellow Grass (Western Canada /Saskatchewan)||Oswald Barkwell||3||4||84||82||47||48||2|
|Sarnia (Ontario)||Robert MacKenzie||3||4||87||88||46||51||0|
|Haileybury (Northern Ontario)||Emmett Smith||3||4||62||85||44||53||1|
|Quebec||Major Robert Whyte||2||5||68||84||46||51||1|
|St. John (Malcolm)||2||1||0||1||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0||2||1||9|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||0||1||0||2||0||2||1||2||0||1||0||3||0||0||12|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||4||0||2||0||0||0||1||0||1||0||1||0||4||0||13|
|St. John (Malcolm)||4||0||0||1||0||1||0||0||2||1||0||2||0||4||15|
|St. John (Malcolm)||1||1||2||1||0||3||3||0||2||1||2||0||0||0||16|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||1||2||0||5||0||1||1||0||3||0||0||4||0||0||17|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||0||0||0||0||0||3||0||1||2||0||3||0||0||X||9|
|St. John (Malcolm)||0||0||0||2||1||0||3||1||0||1||1||0||0||1||10|
|St. John (Malocolm)||0||2||0||1||0||1||2||0||2||2||1||1||1||X||13|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||0||1||0||1||1||2||0||1||1||0||1||2||1||0||11|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||1||0||1||1||0||2||1||1||0||3||0||3||0||0||13|
|St. John (Malcolm)||0||1||0||0||2||0||0||0||1||0||5||0||3||2||14|
|Yellow Grass (Barkwell)||0||0||0||1||0||0||1||0||3||1||0||2||1||0||9|
|St. John (Malcolm)||0||2||0||3||0||0||1||1||0||3||1||0||2||3||16|
Teams were chosen by invitation. Many provinces had yet to have provincial championships.
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