1923 in Canadian football

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Canadian Football News in 1923

Calgary Tigers renamed the 50th Battalion.

Queen's defeats Regina 54–0 as Queen's scored a record nine touchdowns on December 1.

Edmonton withdrew from competition.

Regular season

Final regular season standings

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

*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs

Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Victorias 4 4 0 0 176 20 8
University of Manitoba Varsity 4 2 2 0 73 108 4
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 4 0 4 0 42 163 0
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Regina Rugby Club 4 3 1 0 38 8 6
Saskatoon Quakers 4 1 3 0 8 38 2
Alberta Rugby Football Union - Edmonton
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Edmonton Eskimos 2 2 0 0 30 9 4
University of Alberta Varsity 2 0 2 0 9 30 0

League Champions

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Regina Roughriders
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Hamilton Rowing Club
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU Edmonton Eskimos

Grey Cup Playoffs

Note: All dates in 1923

ARFU Playoffs

Date Away Home
ARFU Playoffs Games 1 & 2
October 27 Edmonton Eskimos 13 Calgary 50th Battalion 7
October 31 Calgary 50th Battalion Edmonton Eskimos
  • Edmonton Eskimos win second game and ARFU championship by default. Game was originally scheduled for November 3 but it had to be moved up to accommodate the western playoff versus Regina. Calgary was unable to organize its players on short notice for a mid-week game in Edmonton.

West Semi-Final

Date Away Home
November 3 Edmonton Eskimos 6 Regina Rugby Club 9

West Final

Date Away Home
November 10 Regina Rugby Club 11 Winnipeg Victorias 1
  • Regina advances to the Grey Cup.

East Semi-Final

Date Away Home
November 17 Hamilton Rowing Club 1 Hamilton Tigers 24
  • Hamilton Tigers advances to the East Final.

East Final

Date Away Home
November 24 Queen's University 13 Hamilton Tigers 5
  • Queen's advances to the Grey Cup.

Playoff Bracket

Quarter Finals Semi Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
CIRFU Queen's University
BYE
CIRFU Queen's University 13
EAST
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 5
IRFU Hamilton Tigers 24
ORFU Hamilton Rowing Club 1
CIRFU Queen's University 54
SRFU Regina Rugby Club 0
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
BYE
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias 1
WEST
SRFU Regina Rugby Club 11
SRFU Regina Rugby Club 9
ARFU Edmonton Eskimos 6

Grey Cup Championship

December 1

11th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity StadiumToronto, Ontario

Regina Rugby Club 0 Queen's University 54
Queen's University are the 1923 Grey Cup Champions

1923 Toronto Globe Eastern All-Stars

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

References

  1. ^ 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
  2. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=QBJtjoHflPwC&dat=19231022&printsec=frontpage&hl=en Ottawa Citizen – October 22, 1923
  3. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=BGotAAAAIBAJ&sjid=SYoFAAAAIBAJ&pg=1198%2C1572699 The Montreal Gazette – November 12, 1923
Preceded by
1922 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1924 in Canadian football


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