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History – Timeline by Frank Cosentino

History – Timeline by Frank Cosentino

November 5, 2009 at 1:20 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 – Canadian University Football

History – Canadian University Football

November 5, 2009 at 1:16 pmby 0 comments

By Robert Watkins

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#11 – FINAL): Laval tops final rankings of 2009

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#11 – FINAL): Laval tops final rankings of 2009

November 3, 2009 at 4:55 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – The reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or top the final UFRC – CIS football rankings of the 2009 season.

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#10): Laval remains No. 1, Calgary up to No. 2

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#10): Laval remains No. 1, Calgary up to No. 2

October 27, 2009 at 4:54 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – The reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or top the UFRC – CIS football rankings for the second straight week, for the eighth time in 10 polls this season, and for the 46th time in 49 polls dating back to the start of the 2005 campaign.

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#9): Laval returns to No. 1

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#9): Laval returns to No. 1

October 20, 2009 at 4:52 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – The reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or are back to a familiar place as they return to the top of the UFRC – CIS football rankings after spending two weeks at No. 2.

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#8): No. 5-Western to face No. 4-Queen’s for OUA lead

UFRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#8): No. 5-Western to face No. 4-Queen’s for OUA lead

October 13, 2009 at 4:51 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – While Quebec powerhouses Montreal and Laval hold the top two spots in the UFRC – CIS football rankings for the second straight week, all eyes will be on Ontario this weekend as first place in the OUA standings will be on the line when No. 5-Western facesRead More

CIS Top 10 (#7): Montreal moves up to No. 1

CIS Top 10 (#7): Montreal moves up to No. 1

October 6, 2009 at 4:51 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – Two days after scoring a gigantic 28-7 win over reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval, the Montreal Carabins are rewarded with the No. 1 ranking in the UFRC – CIS football Top 10.

UFRC – CIS Top 10 (#5): No. 1 Laval extends winning streak to 15

UFRC – CIS Top 10 (#5): No. 1 Laval extends winning streak to 15

September 22, 2009 at 4:49 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – For the fifth time in as many weeks, the reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or were a unanimous No. 1 selection in the UFRC – CIS football poll.

FRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#3): Laval unanimous choice at No. 1

FRC – CIS Football Top 10 (#3): Laval unanimous choice at No. 1

September 14, 2009 at 4:59 pmby 0 comments

Photo credit Charles Eric Lamarche OTTAWA (CIS) – The Laval Rouge et Or top the Football Reporters of Canada – CIS rankings for the second straight week, this time in unanimous fashion after receiving all 40 first-place votes in the national poll. 

UFRC – CIS Top 10 (#3): No. 1-Laval rolls over Concordia in opener

UFRC – CIS Top 10 (#3): No. 1-Laval rolls over Concordia in opener

September 8, 2009 at 4:48 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – For the third time in as many weeks, the defending Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or were a unanimous No. 1 selection in the UFRC – CIS football poll.

UFRC – CIS Top 10 (#2): Laval still No. 1, opens season on Sunday

September 1, 2009 at 4:46 pmby 0 comments

OTTAWA (CIS) – For the second consecutive week, the reigning Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or were a unanimous No. 1 selection in the UFRC – CIS football poll.

HISTORY – GREY CUP

HISTORY – GREY CUP

January 1, 2009 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Earl Grey’s legacy It seems apt that the enduring icon of the CFL and Canadian football would be called the Grey Cup – not a name that would fit the flashier league to the south.

History – CFL in the United States

History – CFL in the United States

January 1, 2009 at 5:43 amby 0 comments

When the World League of American Football (WLAF) announced in 1992 that it was suspending operations, the Canadian Football League set it sites southward to the United States, hoping to expand its fan-base and popularity. Two of the World League’s owners, Fred Anderson of the Sacramento Surge and Larry J.Read More

HISTORY – CANADIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

HISTORY – CANADIAN FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME

January 1, 2009 at 5:41 amby 0 comments

The Canadian Football Hall of Fame was awarded to Hamilton in February 1962 after a successful presentation by Mayor Lloyd D. Jackson. The Parks Board made available a large, old residence near the stadium where the soon to be gathered football treasures could be temporarily housed. Ivan Miller, retired sportsRead More

History – NFL teams competing on Canadian soil

History – NFL teams competing on Canadian soil

January 1, 2009 at 5:38 amby 0 comments

The following is a table commemorating the NFL’s history of Canadian competition.