1939 in Canadian football

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Regular season, final standings

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

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12 10 2 0 201 103 20
Regina Roughriders 12 6 6 0 84 136 12
Calgary Bronks 11 4 7 0 144 123 8
Edmonton Eskimos 11 3 8 0 80 147 6
Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 5 1 0 145 44 10
Toronto Argonauts 6 4 1 1 58 43 9
Hamilton Tigers 6 2 4 0 29 84 4
Montreal Royals 6 0 5 1 23 84 1
Ontario Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Westmounts 6 4 1 1 71 45 9
Sarnia Imperials 6 3 1 2 70 38 8
Toronto Balmy Beach 6 3 2 1 58 27 7
Peterborough Orfuns 6 0 6 0 16 105 0
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs
British Columbia Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
UBC Thunderbirds 6 6 0 0 108 25 12
Knights of Columbus 6 4 2 0 63 63 8
North Shore Lions 6 2 4 0 48 51 4
Victoria Revellers 6 0 6 0 25 105 0

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1939

SEMI-FINALS

WIFU Semifinals
Calgary Bronks @ Regina Roughriders
Probable date Away Home
November 4 Calgary Bronks 24 Regina Roughriders 17
ORFU Finals
Game Date Away Home
1 November 18 Montreal Westmounts 1 Sarnia Imperials 13
2 November 25 Sarnia Imperials 18 Montreal Westmounts 13
  • Sarnia won the total-point series by 31–14 and played the Ottawa Rough Riders(IRFU Champions) in the Eastern Finals.
IRFU Finals
Game Date Away Home
1 November 18 Ottawa Rough Riders 11 Toronto Argonauts 0
2 November 25 Ottawa Rough Riders 28 Toronto Argonauts 6
  • Ottawa won the total-point series by 39–6 and played the Sarnia Imperials (ORFU Champions) in the Eastern Finals.

FINALS

Western Finals
Game Date Away Home
1 November 11 Calgary Bronks 13 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7
2 November 18 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28 Calgary Bronks 7
  • Winnipeg won the total-point series by 35–20 and advanced to the Grey Cup game.
Eastern Finals
Ottawa Rough Riders (IRFU) @ Sarnia Imperials (ORFU)
Date Away Home
December 2 Ottawa Rough Riders 23 Sarnia Imperials (ORFU) 1
  • Ottawa advanced to the Grey Cup game.

Playoff Bracket

Quarter Finals Semi Finals Grey Cup Final
                 
IRFU Ottawa Rough Riders 11-28
IRFU Toronto Argonauts 0-6
IRFU Ottawa Rough Riders 23
EAST
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 1
ORFU Montreal Westmounts 1-13
ORFU Sarnia Imperials 12-18
IRFU Ottawa Rough Riders 7
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers 8
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers
WIFU BYE
WIFU Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28
WEST
WIFU Calgary Bronks 7
WIFU Regina Roughriders 17
WIFU Calgary Bronks 24

Grey Cup Championship

December 9

27th Annual Grey Cup Game: Lansdowne ParkOttawa, Ontario

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 8 Ottawa Rough Riders 7
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers became the 1939 Grey Cup Champions

1939 Interprovincial Rugby Football Union 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.

1939 Ontario Rugby Football Union 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.

1939 Canadian Football Awards

References

Preceded by
1938 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1940 in Canadian football


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