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First half report: West pulls ahead late in competitive first half

First half report: West pulls ahead late in competitive first half

May 7, 2011 at 2:06 pmby 0 comments

The CIS East -West bowl just completed the first half. The WEST pulls ahead of EAST late in half 17 to 14. Here are some of the hilites & stats: First downs: East 9 / West 8 Passing: East 116 / West 80 Rushing: East 61 / West 83 RedRead More

Team Canada: Michael Faulds still ‘got it’ according to Marshall & Haylor (Video Interview)

Team Canada: Michael Faulds still ‘got it’ according to Marshall & Haylor (Video Interview)

May 7, 2011 at 6:52 amby 0 comments

Michael Faulds will be the Offensive Coordinator of Team West in today’s CIS East-West bowl but it his recent addition to the Senior National Team that has people talking. Michael rehabbed from his torn ACL (2009 season) and is ready to perform for Team Canada in Austria. The following isRead More

East-West Bowl day 5 recap: Gameday- follow CFC twitter for updates (rosters) (video)

East-West Bowl day 5 recap: Gameday- follow CFC twitter for updates (rosters) (video)

May 7, 2011 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

Friday was another busy day for the East-West bowl participants. Friday morning both teams went through final preparations with an hour and one half practice. Coach Dobie & Coach Bechmanis went through some final special teams preparations while Offensive Coordinators Coach Jeffreys and Coach Faulds tweaked the playbook and CoachRead More

Team Manitoba (U18) Blue-Gold game goes today – Who’s the next Idonije? (rosters)

Team Manitoba (U18) Blue-Gold game goes today – Who’s the next Idonije? (rosters)

May 7, 2011 at 6:19 amby 0 comments

The conclusion of Football Manitoba’s ‘Blue-Gold week’ goes today with the annual game between the Blue and Gold teams. The coaches will then pick the top 40 players from the game to represent Manitoba at this year’s Football Canada Cup in Lethbridge, Alberta. Former ‘Blue-Gold’ participants include Chicago Bears defensiveRead More

Senior Men’s National Team: Last chance to tryout tomorrow in London

Senior Men’s National Team: Last chance to tryout tomorrow in London

May 6, 2011 at 8:57 amby 0 comments

The Canadian Senior Men’s National Team will conduct its final Identification Camp, Saturday May 7, 2011. The camp is scheduled to be held prior to the CIS East-West bowl at TD Waterhouse Stadium on the campus of The University of Western Ontario. All coaches including the Head Coach, Larry Haylor,Read More

CIS East-West bowl day 4: Last day of preparation & coaches clinic

CIS East-West bowl day 4: Last day of preparation & coaches clinic

May 6, 2011 at 6:41 amby 0 comments

The CIS East-West bowl week continues today with both teams participating in morning practices (9:30am) and afternoon practices (2:00 for the East & 3:00 for the West). The ‘Coaches Clinic’ which begins today (registration between 12 and 2pm) will have on-field drill demonstrations by the West coaches at 2:00pm andRead More

Mexico announces 45-man roster for Senior Worlds: “goal of winning” this year

Mexico announces 45-man roster for Senior Worlds: “goal of winning” this year

May 6, 2011 at 6:31 amby 0 comments

Federacion Mexicana de Futbol Americano (FMFA) and head coach Raul Rivera have announced the final 45-man roster that will represent Mexico at the 2011 IFAF Senior World Championship. The IFAF Senior World Championship is held every four years having first been contested in 1999 and eight nations from four continentsRead More

CIS East-West bowl: Top testers (position) at the ‘Under Armour’ combine

CIS East-West bowl: Top testers (position) at the ‘Under Armour’ combine

May 5, 2011 at 4:53 pmby 0 comments

The first morning of the CIS East-West bowl week (Tuesday) saw the players take part in a series of testing performed Under Armour Combines. Despite poor weather the players still showed some good results. Here is a high light of the top testers: Offensive Line Bench Press Matt Norman –Read More

CIS East-West bowl day 3: 75 attend CFL free agent camp on day 2

CIS East-West bowl day 3: 75 attend CFL free agent camp on day 2

May 5, 2011 at 7:32 amby 0 comments

The CIS East-West bowl week continues today with both teams participating in “power practices” starting at 10:00 am (2 practices with short break in between). After the practice players will have some ‘down time’ while the coaches hit the links for some much needed ‘recruiting blackout’ golf. Hilites from dayRead More

Alouettes sign Citadel Bulldog standout defensive end

Alouettes sign Citadel Bulldog standout defensive end

May 5, 2011 at 7:29 amby 0 comments

Bulldog standout defensive end Erik Clanton recently signed with the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes, according to General Manager and Director of Football Operations and Player Personnel Jim Popp. Clanton, who was the Bulldogs’ only 2010 All Conference first team selection, finished the regular season ranked tied for 12th inRead More

McGill announces revamped coaching staff including Lambert, Laramee, Joshi, & Sinotte

McGill announces revamped coaching staff including Lambert, Laramee, Joshi, & Sinotte

May 5, 2011 at 7:25 amby 0 comments

MONTREAL – Sonny Wolfe, a Montreal native who returns for his fifth season as head coach of the McGill University Redmen, has announced a revamped 13-man coaching staff for the 2011 season, the 131st year of football at McGill. It is a group that features six new faces on offence.Read More

St. FX Presidents Trophy winner rumoured to go #1 in CFL draft (Video)

St. FX Presidents Trophy winner rumoured to go #1 in CFL draft (Video)

May 5, 2011 at 7:16 amby 0 comments

The rumour on the CFL street is that Henoc Muamba is going to be the first player selected in the CFL draft. Muamba, who won the President’s Trophy last year as the top defensive player in the CIS, has booked a flight to Winnipeg this weekend. Muamba impressed at theRead More

Hurricanes open junior football mini-camp

Hurricanes open junior football mini-camp

May 5, 2011 at 7:03 amby 0 comments

The defending Ontario Junior Football Conference champion Hamilton Hurricanes are holding their spring training mini-camp this week. The first session at Ivor Wynne Stadium was Wednesday evening. They are back at it Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. and, on Friday, workouts move to McMaster’s Ron Joyce Stadium from 7Read More

Football Canada announces 1st 18 players for Senior National Team – 6 provinces represented

Football Canada announces 1st 18 players for Senior National Team – 6 provinces represented

May 4, 2011 at 10:16 amby 0 comments

The Football Canada Senior National Team, led by former University of Western Ontario head coach Larry Haylor, has announced the first 18 players that will compete at the IFAF Senior World Championship. The partial roster includes 18 players hailing from six different provinces – seven from Ontario, four from Quebec,Read More

CIS East-West bowl day 2 schedule: 2 practices & CFL free-agent camp (video)

CIS East-West bowl day 2 schedule: 2 practices & CFL free-agent camp (video)

May 4, 2011 at 7:40 amby 0 comments

After a day of testing, one practice, and team meetings, the East and West squad will practice twice today with as many meetings. The first practice is this morning from 10:00 am to 11:30am and the second practice runs from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. Also today is a CFLRead More

2011 Essex Ravens: New Year, New Team, Same Expectations!

2011 Essex Ravens: New Year, New Team, Same Expectations!

May 4, 2011 at 7:29 amby 0 comments

The motto of this year’s Varsity Essex Ravens football team is, New Year, New Team, Same Expectations! The team returns 18 players (13 starters) from last year’s OVFL Championship team along with 15 JV graduates and 28 new recruits. Here is a position by position preview: Offensive Line The strengthRead More

CFL, CIS, CFLPA, CFLAA, ThinkFirst & Football Canada tackle the ‘concussion issue’

CFL, CIS, CFLPA, CFLAA, ThinkFirst & Football Canada tackle the ‘concussion issue’

May 4, 2011 at 7:20 amby 0 comments

The Canadian Football League has teamed up with Football Canada, Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), the Canadian School Sport Federation, the Canadian Football League Players Association (CFLPA), the Canadian Football League Alumni Association (CFLAA), and ThinkFirst (a national charitable foundation dedicated to the prevention of brain and spinal cord injuries, foundedRead More

Watkins Makes It Big With The Eagles

Watkins Makes It Big With The Eagles

May 4, 2011 at 7:03 amby 0 comments

There hasn’t been much when it comes to Canadian players in the NFL, but history was made last Thursday at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, when offensive lineman Danny Watkins was taken with the 23rd pick of the first round by the Philadelphia Eagles. Watkins, a nativeRead More

Team Ontario (East & West) have final selection camps on May 15

Team Ontario (East & West) have final selection camps on May 15

May 4, 2011 at 6:53 amby 0 comments

The final selection camp for both Team Ontario West & Team Ontario East is slated for May 15th at McMaster University in Hamilton. The final camp, which is invite only, will include a scrimmage between both squads and will determine who will represent Ontario at the Football Canada Cup, under-18Read More

B.C. Lions release player facing drug charges

B.C. Lions release player facing drug charges

May 3, 2011 at 3:05 pmby 0 comments

The BC Lions Football Club announced during a media conference today that it has terminated the contract of running back Yonus Davis. “After careful consideration, we have reached a decision to release Yonus Davis from his contract with the BC Lions Football Club,” said team president and CEO Dennis Skulsky.Read More

 
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