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1929 in Canadian football
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East Champions Hamilton Tigers
West Champions Regina Roughriders
17th Grey Cup
ChampionsHamilton Tigers
  1928 Canadian Football Seasons 1930  

Canadian Football News in 1929

CRU adopted use of the forward pass on a limited basis in Junior, Interscholastic, Western Canada Rugby Union, Western Intercollegiate Union and the Grey Cup final.

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The first legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling and the first reception was by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers against Edmonton on September 21. Jersey Jack Campbell of Regina threw the first forward pass in a Grey Cup game and Jerry Erskine made the first reception. The first touchdown pass was by Edmonton's Joe Cook to Pal Power in the second quarter of a game against the University of Alberta on September 28. The first interception return for a touchdown was by Joe Hess of the University of Alberta in the same game when he caught a pass by Cook.

Grey Cup Championship game and trophy of the Canadian Football League

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University of Alberta public research university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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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
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tigers 65101202010
Montreal AAA 642041408
Toronto Argonauts 633050356
Ottawa Senators 6060121240
Ontario Rugby Football Union [1]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Eastern Section
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 66001042712
Kitchener Panthers633059336
St, Michael's6240511034
Camp Borden615014652
Western Section
Sarnia Imperials 6600851912
Windsor Greyhounds633050736
Hamilton Tiger Cubs624040664
Toronto Varsity Orphans615050682
Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union [2]
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Varsity Blues 6510722310
Queen's Golden Gaels 6510921410
McGill Redmen 615014802
Western Ontario Mustangs 615023842

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Winnipeg St.John's422042354
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers422035424
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Regina Roughriders43014167
Saskatoon Quakers412123303
Moose Jaw Maroons413016442

League Champions

Football UnionLeague Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Regina Roughriders
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Sarnia Imperials
MRFU St John's College
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU Calgary Tigers
BCRFU Vancouver Athletic Club

Grey Cup Playoffs

Note: All dates in 1929

MRFU Tie-Breaker

DateAwayHome
October 30Winnipeg St.John's 10Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 1

ORFU Final

DateAwayHome
November 11 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 0 Sarnia Imperials 3

CIRFU Final

DateAwayHome
November 16 Varsity Blues 5 Queen's Golden Gaels 15

East Semi-Final

DateAwayHome
November 16 Sarnia Imperials 2 Hamilton Tigers 14

East Final

DateAwayHome
November 23 Hamilton Tigers 14 Queen's Golden Gaels 3

West Semi-Final

DateAwayHome
November 2 Regina Roughriders 19 St. John's Royalists 3

West Final

DateAwayHome
November 11 Calgary Tigers 8 Regina Roughriders 15

Playoff Bracket

Quarter FinalsSemi FinalsGrey Cup Final
         
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 14
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 2
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 14
EAST
CIRFU Queen's University 3
CIRFU University of Toronto 5
CIRFU Queen's University 15
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 14
SRFU Regina Roughriders 3
no game
no game
ARFU Calgary Tigers 8
WEST
SRFU Regina Roughriders [4] 15
SRFU Regina Roughriders 19
MRFU St. John's College 3

Grey Cup Championship

November 30

17th Annual Grey Cup Game: A.A.A. Grounds - Hamilton, Ontario

Regina Roughriders 3 Hamilton Tigers 14
The Hamilton Tigers are the 1929 Grey Cup Champions

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References

  1. https://news.google.ca/newspapers?id=TqguAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kNoFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5334%2C6621940 Ottawa Citizen - 12 November 1929
  2. "Ottawa Citizen - Google News Archive Search". news.google.ca. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  3. "The Calgary Herald - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. Retrieved 2017-03-06.
  4. Regina advances to final when BCRFU does not challenge them.