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#FCC2017 Day 2 Recap

July 12, 2017 at 3:50 pmby 0 comments

Wolfville, NS (July 12, 2017) – With semi-final victories on Tuesday July 11, Quebec and Saskatchewan advanced to the gold medal game at the 2017 Football Canada Cup at Acadia University’s Raymond Field. The gold medal game is a rematch of 2016 final in which Quebec defeated Saskatchewan 25-8 to captureRead More

Alberta goes undefeated to win gold at U16 Western Challenge

Alberta goes undefeated to win gold at U16 Western Challenge

July 10, 2017 at 11:03 amby 0 comments

Alberta goes undefeated to win gold at U16 Western Challenge #FCU16WESThttps://t.co/1T8OWK1ZiY pic.twitter.com/liGoTRFtYg — Football Canada (@FootballCanada) July 10, 2017 Lethbridge, AB (July 10, 2017) –  Alberta capped off a perfect week at the Football Canada U16 Western Challenge with the gold medal. Alberta ended the tournament undefeated with a 3-0Read More

Wolfe (2): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

Wolfe (2): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

July 10, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

This is part 2 to the Football Coaching Fraternity. To view part 1, CLICK HERE.

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FCC2017 Day 1 (RECAP): Tough day for coastal provinces

July 9, 2017 at 8:05 pmby 0 comments

Wolfville, NS (July 9, 2017) – Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec were all winners on the opening day of the 2017 Football Canada Cup at Raymond Field at Acadia University. On Tuesday July 11, Alberta will face Quebec in the first semi-final while Ontario will face Saskatchewan in the other semi-final.Read More

DID YOU KNOW (39): Fantuz courage award #3, Chevrier retires in red & white, CEGEP coaching change, Canadian notches Swedish rushing crown

DID YOU KNOW (39): Fantuz courage award #3, Chevrier retires in red & white, CEGEP coaching change, Canadian notches Swedish rushing crown

July 9, 2017 at 6:05 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Perseverance at its finest Longtime Stampeder Randy Chevrier retires Deschamps out as Champlain Saint-Lambert Cavaliers’ Head Coach Young Canadian tailback winsRead More

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (SIMPSON): “Bill loved each kid he coached as if they were his own sons”

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (SIMPSON): “Bill loved each kid he coached as if they were his own sons”

July 8, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Coaches play a big role in the development of their players, not just on the field, but off the field. There are thousands of community/high school coaches that sacrifice countless hours of their own time to make sure that amateur football is an opportunity presented to young people all acrossRead More

WOLFE (1): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

WOLFE (1): The Great Football Coaching Fraternity

July 7, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

To be a great coach one has to be a great teacher – coaching is teaching. To be a great teacher one has to be a great student. In this case, I am referring to being a student of the game of football. As I often tell our players; footballRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: Call for nominations

Fantuz Courage Awards: Call for nominations

July 7, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Andy Fantuz wants to continue supporting minor football by honouring players who have displayed courage through overcoming adversity on or off the field during this past season. If you have an athlete who demonstrated outstanding character by overcoming adversity last year, please share their story with us. If they are selectedRead More

Alberta and Saskatchewan earn shutout victories at U16 Western Challenge

Alberta and Saskatchewan earn shutout victories at U16 Western Challenge

July 6, 2017 at 2:29 pmby 0 comments

Lethbridge, AB (July 6, 2017) – Host Alberta is the only team that is only 2-0 after play at the under-16 Western Challenge. On Wednesday night at University of Lethbridge Community Stadium, the team earned a 38-0 shutout victory over Manitoba. Meanwhile, Saskatchewan got their first win of the tournament withRead More

Coaches Spotlight: Nominate your coach today!

Coaches Spotlight: Nominate your coach today!

July 5, 2017 at 7:15 amby 0 comments

GET YOUR COACH FEATURED ON CFC TODAY We are looking for amateur football coaches that go above and beyond for their program, athletes, and community If you have a coach you would like to nominate, please email info@canadafootballchat.com for all the details.  

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Simon Fraser enters the scene; Western back in action with another CFC100 offer

CFC100 Social Media Roundup: Simon Fraser enters the scene; Western back in action with another CFC100 offer

July 5, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Much like our social media feeds, the CFC100’s are always moving at a quick pace as they dart from camp to camp and campus to campus in search of their next stepping stone towards university football. Each week we will do our best to keep up with the top playersRead More

CFC100 Summer League Update: Ballantyne and Jr. Mustangs celebrate Canada Day weekend with a victory

CFC100 Summer League Update: Ballantyne and Jr. Mustangs celebrate Canada Day weekend with a victory

July 4, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

With the summer football festivities in full swing, each week we will do our best to update you on which players are doing damage for their respective teams across the country. Ontario dominates the summer scene with three well organized leagues running side by side with some of the bestRead More

Manitoba and hosts Alberta open U16 Western Challenge with wins

Manitoba and hosts Alberta open U16 Western Challenge with wins

July 3, 2017 at 2:54 pmby 0 comments

Lethbridge, AB (July 3, 2017) – Manitoba and hosts Alberta won the first games of the inaugural U16 Western Challenge on Sunday at University of Lethbridge Community Stadium. In the earlier game, Manitoba defeated British Columbia 26-7. Alberta won the second game against Saskatchewan 48-3. On Wednesday July 5th, British Columbia willRead More

One of the oldest known photos of the Hamilton Tigers, photo is cited as 1886

Mind of McCabe: Reflecting on 150 Key Historical Dates in Canadian Football History

July 3, 2017 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Pre-Confederation 1861-1866 1861 – Our journey begins with the first ever known game of rugby football between a group of U of T students at University College, which took place on November 9th, 1861. That means that football predates Canadian Confederation by six years, and by some accounts the rootsRead More

Canada Silver medalists IFAF WWC 2017 (Photo credit: David Zuskind)

Canada claims silver in IFAF World Championship

July 3, 2017 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Langley, BC (July 1, 2017) – Football Canada’s women’s national team claimed silver on June 30 at the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship at McLeod Stadium in Langley, BC. The United States defeated Canada 41-16 to capture their third straight gold medal. “They’re (the US is) a very balanced team soRead More

DID YOU KNOW (38): Second Fantuz Courage recipient, starring down South, end of football eras

DID YOU KNOW (38): Second Fantuz Courage recipient, starring down South, end of football eras

July 2, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition Fantuz hands out second courage award Ottawa native making waves South of the border 2017 Hamilton football scene looking bleak FormerRead More

Fantuz Courage Awards: David Matias and his Panthers never gave up despite small roster

Fantuz Courage Awards: David Matias and his Panthers never gave up despite small roster

July 1, 2017 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

The ability to persevere and keep going when things get tough is one of the most useful skills the sport of football can teach you. This attitude is embodied perfectly in the story of young David Matias and his atom Panthers of the London Minor Football Association, a team thatRead More

Grenadiers to host OPFL Championship finals

Grenadiers to host OPFL Championship finals

June 30, 2017 at 10:45 amby 0 comments

Senior team looks to secure playoff spot with a win on Canada Day Kingston, ON – The Ontario Provincial Football League (OPFL) announced yesterday the Grenadiers will host the premier league’s championship finals on Sunday, August 6 at Richardson Stadium. “The Grenadiers know how to put on a football game,”Read More

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (ONORATI): “There are few things that can match the feeling of being on a sideline watching everything come together”

COACHES SPOTLIGHT (ONORATI): “There are few things that can match the feeling of being on a sideline watching everything come together”

June 30, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Coaches play a big role in the development of their players, not just on the field, but off the field. There are thousands of community/high school coaches that sacrifice countless hours of their own time to make sure that amateur football is an opportunity presented to young people all acrossRead More

CA vs GB (photo credit: David Zuskind)

Canada on their way to Gold medal round

June 28, 2017 at 7:01 pmby 0 comments

Langley, BC (June 28, 2017) – Football Canada’s women’s national team will go for gold on June 30 at 7:30 p.m. PT at the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Championship after defeating Great Britain 35-0 on June 27 at McLeod Stadium in Langley, British Columbia. Canada handed Great Britain their first-ever tournamentRead More

 
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