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Northern Football Conference (NFC) History

Northern Football Conference (NFC) History

January 11, 2010 at 1:01 amby 0 comments

The Northern Football Conference (NFC) was formed in 1954 as the Northern Ontario Rugby Football Union (NORFU). Its purpose, then as it is now, is to provide an opportunity for athletes over the age of 19 to play football beyond the high school level. The NFC plays by the rulesRead More

Football Canada Cup 2009 Champions

January 4, 2010 at 1:01 pmby 0 comments

SASKATCHEWAN WINS U19 GOLD July 11, 2009. Saskatoon, SK — The home province team put in a golden performance to finished off the Football Canada Cup 2009. Jake McGeough passed for 178 yards including a touchdown to Lane Bannerman and then rushed for another as Saskatchewan beat Alberta 17-4 toRead More

History of Maritime Football League

January 4, 2010 at 7:57 amby 0 comments

As someone who wrote a Thesis on the deveolpment of Canadian Football in the maritimes it is a pleasure to see this league ‘revived’…here is a brief history of the ‘rebirth’ Maritime Bowl In 2002 a Maritime Championship game was arranged between the champion of the then New Brunswick SeniorRead More

Team World Names 3 from CJFL

January 4, 2010 at 7:49 amby 0 comments

Three Canadian Junior Football League players have been named to the World Team roster. The team will face USA Football’s junior national team, comprised of the top high school seniors, at Lockhart Stadium in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, January 30. Team World is currently made up of 43 players fromRead More

Canada and International competition – IFAF

Canada and International competition – IFAF

January 4, 2010 at 1:28 amby 0 comments

Canada joined IFAF (International Federation of American Football) in 2004 and is providing leadership and expertise on several IFAF committees including: Governance, Marketing, Technical, and Competition. In 2008, Football Canada hosted its first World Championship. The men’s and women’s senior World Flag Championships were held in St. Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Quebec whereRead More

Centennial Centaurs win AAA high school football championship

January 4, 2010 at 1:27 amby 0 comments

The Centennial Centaurs finally ended a 43-year drought Saturday evening by winning the senior AAA title at the Subway Bowl provincial football championships at McLeod Stadium in Langley. The Centaurs edged the W.J. Mouat Hawks of Abbotsford 39-36 for their first title since 1966, the year the Coquitlam school opened.Read More

Mother Teresa Spartans proved a lot of people wrong winning Western Bowl

January 4, 2010 at 1:23 amby 0 comments

It was a game between two teams not many people expected would be playing here. In the end it was London’s Mother Teresa Spartans who completed their magical run to a championship, defeating the Sarnia Northern Vikings 10-0 in the OFSAA AAA/AAAA Western Bowl yesterday at the Rogers Centre. LikeRead More

Marauders pick Panthers apart

January 4, 2010 at 1:17 amby 0 comments

Something just wasn’t right for the Birchmount Park Panthers – and that was just fine with the Markham District Marauders. The Toronto District School Board champs were highly favoured to extend their 12-game winning streak and walk off with the Metro Bowl. Game No. 13 on the season proved toRead More

Holy Cross finally hoists KASSAA football trophy

January 4, 2010 at 1:14 amby 0 comments

The streak or drought, depending on which high school football colours you sport, is over. The Holy Cross Crusaders upset the Frontenac Falcons 28-9 Sunday afternoon for their first-ever senior title in 23 years. For the Falcons, the string of KASSAA championships ends at three. Frontenac coach Mike Doyle saidRead More

Knights take Capital Bowl

January 4, 2010 at 1:13 amby 0 comments

Knights 37, Mustangs 22 Alex Skinner started the final season of his high school football career with a Thursday-night, under-the-lights bang in one country, which earned him 15 minutes of fame in September. But he finished his gridiron year with an even bigger Wednesday-afternoon, under-the dome explosion in his homeland,Read More

History – Football Timelines – 1940s

History – Football Timelines – 1940s

January 1, 2010 at 1:28 pmby 0 comments

1949 Edmonton Eskimos rejoined the WIFU and adopted the colors of green and gold. Wearing of helmets was made compulsory. Western Canada Rugby Football Union ceased to exist. Hamilton Wildcats (Jr Big 4) win Junior Football Championship.

Queen’s wins Vanier Cup

January 1, 2010 at 7:47 amby 0 comments

QUEBEC CITY — Overlooked for individual awards and overtaken for a national record, Danny Brannagan wasn’t about to let the big prize slip away. The fifth-year Queen’s Golden Gaels star quarterback saved his best for last, leading his team to the biggest second-half comeback in the 45-year history of theRead More

Huskies heartbreak: Dinos hold on for dramatic football win

January 1, 2010 at 7:43 amby 0 comments

Dinos 39, Huskies 38 Scott McHenry crouched on the sideline, averted his eyes and listened for a verdict from the crowd Saturday afternoon at Griffiths Stadium. “I heard silence,” the University of Saskatchewan Huskies slotback said later. With that silence came the end of his university football career. Huskies placekickerRead More

History – Football Timelines – 1950s

History – Football Timelines – 1950s

January 1, 2010 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

  1959 Saskatoon Hilltops win CJFL.

History – Football Timelines – 1960s

History – Football Timelines – 1960s

January 1, 2010 at 5:47 amby 0 comments

1969 Although the 1962 game was completed on a Sunday, the 1969 game was the first Grey Cup game to start and finish on a Sunday and the first Grey Cup game in Montreal since 1931. Saskatoon Hilltops win the CJFL and Manitoba Bisons win the Vanier Cup.

History – Football Timelines – 1970s

History – Football Timelines – 1970s

January 1, 2010 at 5:37 amby 0 comments

1979 Edmonton Eskimos set single season attendance record of 340,239 for Western Conference. Ottawa Sooners win CJFL and Acadia Axemen win the Vanier Cup.

History – Football Timelines – 1980s

History – Football Timelines – 1980s

January 1, 2010 at 5:35 amby 0 comments

1989

History – Football Timelines – 1990s

History – Football Timelines – 1990s

January 1, 2010 at 5:33 amby 0 comments

1999

History – Football Timelines – 2000s

History – Football Timelines – 2000s

January 1, 2010 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

2009

Revenge is sweet for Fightin’ Irish

January 1, 2010 at 1:20 amby 0 comments

Who says kickers in football aren’t tough? Eric Kempi ignored the pain from his badly sprained ankle to help Burlington’s Notre Dame Fightin’ Irish defeat Lakeshore Catholic Gators of Port Colborne 33-10 in the Golden Horseshoe Bowl final at Rogers Centre yesterday. That high school contest was a rematch ofRead More

 
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