1883 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1883

The Ontario Rugby Football Union was formed on January 6, 1883. The Quebec Rugby Football Union would organize ten days later.[1]

Final regular season standings

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

Quebec Rugby Football Union [2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Foot-Ball Club 4 3 0 1 5 1
Brittania Foot-Ball Club 2 0 1 1 1 2
Quebec City Foot-Ball Club 1 0 1 0 0 1
McGill University Foot-Ball Club 1 0 1 0 0 2
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

League Champions

Football Union League Champion
ORFU Toronto Foot-Ball Club
QRFU Montreal Foot-Ball Club
There were no playoff due to the Tie Schedule.

ORFU Semi-Finals

ORFU Semi-Final
Ottawa Football Club 14 Hamilton Tigers 9

ORFU Final

ORFU Final
Toronto Foot-Ball Club 9 Ottawa Football Club 7

Canadian Dominion Football Championship

No dominion championship was played.


  1. ^ Sproule, Robert. "Quebec Rugby Football Union (1883-1906)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-22. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Sproule, Robert. "The Montreal Football Club" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-22. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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