1939 Calgary Bronks season

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1939 Calgary Bronks season
Head coach Dick Haughian
Home field Mewata Stadium
Results
Record4–7
Division place3rd, W.I.F.U.
Playoff finishLost W.I.F.U. Finals

The 1939 Calgary Bronks season was the fifth season in franchise history where the team finished in 3rd place in the Western Interprovincial Football Union with a 4–7 record. The Bronks played in the WIFU Finals, but lost to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a two-game series by a total points score of 35–20.

Contents

Regular season

Standings

Western Interprovincial Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12102020110320
Regina Roughriders 126608413612
Calgary Bronks 114701441238
Edmonton Eskimos 11380801476

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Schedule

DateOpponentScoreResultRecord
Aug 25vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers12–1Loss0–1
Sept 4at Edmonton Eskimos16–12Loss0–2
Sept 8vs. Edmonton Eskimos16–3Win1–2
Sept 15at Winnipeg Blue Bombers19–18Loss1–3
Sept 18at Regina Roughriders12–3Win2–3
Sept 22vs. Regina Roughriders24–0Win3–3
Sept 30at Winnipeg Blue Bombers25–6Loss3–4
Oct 6vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers19–17Loss3–5
Oct 9vs. Regina Roughriders25–6Loss3–6
Oct 14at Regina Roughriders12–11Loss3–7
Oct 21vs. Edmonton Eskimos18–8Win4–7
Oct 28at Edmonton EskimosGame canceled4–7

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Playoffs

GameDateOpponentScoreResult
WIFU Semi-FinalNov 4Regina Roughriders24–17Win
WIFU FinalsNov 11Winnipeg Blue Bombers13–7Win
WIFU FinalsNov 18Winnipeg Blue Bombers28–7Loss

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References

  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-07. Retrieved 2017-08-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. 1 2 http://cflapedia.com/Years/1939details.html