7th Grey Cup

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7th Grey Cup
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DateNovember 20, 1915
Stadium Varsity Stadium
Location Toronto
Attendance2,808

The 7th Grey Cup was played on November 20, 1915, before 2,808 fans at Varsity Stadium at Toronto to determine the championship of Canadian football.

The Hamilton Tigers defeated the Toronto Rugby and Athletic Association 13 to 7.

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