1965 CFL season

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1965 CFL season
Regular season
DurationJune, 1965 – October, 1965
Playoffs
Start dateNovember 6, 1965
East Champions Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1965-11-20
West Champions Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1965-11-20
53rd Grey Cup
DateNovember 27, 1965
Site Exhibition Stadium, Toronto
ChampionsHamilton Tiger-Cats
  1964 CFL seasons 1966  

The 1965 Canadian Football League season is considered to be the 12th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the eighth Canadian Football League season.

Contents

CFL News in 1965

The Canadian Football League commissioned an economic study of Canadian football and all its aspects. The Canadian Football League Players' Association was formed and had their first meetings on May 15 and 16 in Toronto.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Western Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Calgary Stampeders 16124034024324
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16115030126222
Saskatchewan Roughriders 1687127627717
BC Lions 1669128627313
Edmonton Eskimos 16511025740010
Eastern Football Conference
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14104028115320
Ottawa Rough Riders 1477030023414
Montreal Alouettes 1459018321510
Toronto Argonauts 1431101933606
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
  • Calgary and Hamilton have first round byes.

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1965

Conference Semi-Finals

Eastern Semi-Finals
Montreal Alouettes @ Ottawa Rough Riders
DateAwayHome
November 6 Montreal Alouettes 7 Ottawa Rough Riders 36
Western Semi-Finals
Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
DateAwayHome
November 7 Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15

Conference Finals

Western-Finals
Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Calgary Stampeders
GameDateAwayHome
1November 13 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 Calgary Stampeders 27
2November 17 Calgary Stampeders 11 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15
3November 20 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19 Calgary Stampeders 12
Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2–1
Eastern Finals
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Rough Riders
GameDateAwayHome
1November 14 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 Ottawa Rough Riders 13
2November 20 Ottawa Rough Riders 7 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17
Hamilton won 2 game total-point series 35–20

Playoff bracket

 Division Semifinals  Division Finals   53rd Grey Cup
              
 East  E1 Hamilton Tiger Cats 35
(18+17)
 
 E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 36  E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 20
(13+7)
  
 E3 Montreal Alouettes 7    E1 Hamilton Tiger Cats 22
   W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16
 West  W1 Calgary Stampeders 1
(27,11,12)
  
 W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15  W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2
(9,15,19)
 
 W3 Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 

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Grey Cup Championship

November 27

53rd Annual Grey Cup Game: Exhibition StadiumToronto, Ontario

Western Champion Eastern Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 22
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are the 1965 Grey Cup Champions

CFL Leaders

1965 CFL All-Stars

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1965 Eastern All-Stars

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1965 Western All-Stars

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1965 CFL Awards

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References

  1. "1965".
  2. "CFLapedia".