Two Moncton Players represent Canada on Team World

January 29, 2010 at 1:12 pmby 0 comments

Dylan Hollohan and Cameron Wade have been buddies since middle school, were star athletes at Bernice MacNaughton High School and have now gone their separate ways to promising university football careers. Cameron Wade Dylan Hollohan But this week the Moncton natives are back together again to play the biggest footballRead More

Team World getting over language barrier

January 28, 2010 at 10:27 amby 0 comments

PLANTATION, FL – WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27 – The World team of American football completed an encouraging third day of practices at the PAL Stadium in Plantation, Florida, in preparation for Saturday’s Team USA vs. The World game, presented by Riddell. The 45 players selected from eight countries and four continents,Read More

Team World growing in confidence

January 27, 2010 at 1:32 amby 0 comments

WORLD TEAM GROWING IN CONFIDENCE ON THE PRACTICE FIELD Yesterday at 11:52pm The World team returned to the practice field at the PAL Stadium in Plantation, FL, with two sessions that delighted head coach JAN JENMERT and his coaching staff. “We are not quite there in football terms, but whereRead More

Football 101 – The Parent Coach

Football 101 – The Parent Coach

January 26, 2010 at 5:29 amby 0 comments

by Jonathan Buzby I have found two of the most challenging roles as an adult to be parenting and coaching children. This naturally makes coaching as a parent one of the toughest assignments you can undertake. Yet, as with parenting and coaching, being a parent-coach can be one of theRead More

Football 101 – Officials signals and rulings

Football 101 – Officials signals and rulings

January 26, 2010 at 5:27 amby 0 comments

Contacting The Kicker – when an opposing player touches a kicker unless the kicker has motioned to run or pass, or incidental contact had been made which does not affect the play at the referee’s digression.

Minor – Cape Breton minor football back in 2009 after 5 year hiatus

Minor – Cape Breton minor football back in 2009 after 5 year hiatus

January 23, 2010 at 1:02 pmby 0 comments

The Cape Breton Regional Minor Football Association restructured the minor football program in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality and is home to the Panthers Bantam Team. Previously The Sydney/Cape Breton Panthers Bantam team played in the Nova Scotia Minor Football League for over 20 years before disbanding after the 2003Read More

History – Timeline by Frank Cosentino

January 22, 2010 at 4:10 pmby 0 comments

For many years, the term football described the practice of kicking an object, usually a round ball, and directing it into a designated goal area. It was not until 1823, a traditional myth says, that William Webb Ellis, a student at the British public school of Rugby, picked up theRead More

History – Tackle Football Teams in Canada: Past & Present

January 22, 2010 at 3:24 pmby 1 comment

Professional Teams Canadian Football League Active Teams Team City Established Grey Cups Notes British Columbia Lions Vancouver, British Columbia 1954 5 Calgary Stampeders Calgary, Alberta 1935 6 Changed its name from Bronks to Stampeders in 1944. Edmonton Eskimos Edmonton, Alberta 1949 13 Hamilton Tiger-Cats Hamilton, Ontario 1950 8 The HamiltonRead More

History – Canadian University Football

January 22, 2010 at 12:41 pmby 0 comments

By Robert Watkins Conference Membership – The East Atlantic University Sport (AUS) The AUS football conference has had many different names over the years. The league itself evolved from earlier Canadian-rules football leagues the first of which was begun in Halifax during the Second World War. These forerunners include theRead More

CFL – 2010 CFL Draft Prospects

January 22, 2010 at 10:44 amby 0 comments

CFL Scouting Bureau – TOP 15 WATCH SOME OF THESE PROSPECTS HIGHLIGHTS IN OUR “PROSPECT VIDEOS” SECTION. 1 #62 – John Bender (OL) Nevada 6’8″, 325 lbs. 2 #8 – Cory Greenwood (LB) Concordia 6’2″, 235 lbs. 3 #59 – Danny Watkins (OT) Baylor 6’4″, 310 lbs. 4 #33 –Read More

CFL – 2010 CFL Draft Order

January 22, 2010 at 10:35 amby 0 comments

2010 Canadian Draft List List as of December 9th, 2009. Round #1 RD OA TEAM 1. 1. Toronto 2. 2 Winnipeg 3. 3. B.C. 4. 4. SSK via EDM 5. 5. HAM Forfeit* 6. 6. Calgary 7. 7. Saskatchewan 8. 8. Montreal Round #2 1. 9. TOR via SSK viaRead More

The Vancouver Trojans Fold

January 11, 2010 at 7:48 amby 0 comments

The British Columbia Football Conference’s Vancouver Trojans have merged with the South Surrey Rams commencing this season. The two teams will run as a joint operation playing as the Rams and have protected 65 players. The BCFC have placed a moratorium on the other member teams from signing the remainingRead More

Three-down football recommended for all high school

January 11, 2010 at 1:22 amby 0 comments

Four-down high school football is on its way to being a thing of the past in Niagara. At a meeting of the Niagara Region High School Athletic Association’s newly formed football sport advisory committee Friday, a decision was made to recommend all levels of high school football in Niagara playRead More

Inness packing it in

January 11, 2010 at 1:15 amby 0 comments

One of the city’s most recognizable names in high school football is retiring. But like any good coach, Gary Inness — who will put the wraps on a 25-year teaching career at Barrie North Collegiate Institute on Friday — is keeping his play options readily available. “I haven’t said I’mRead More

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

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