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DYK: A former Thunderbird’s journey from Nigeria to potential draft pick, Ottawa’s first ever women’s football program, and more

DYK: A former Thunderbird’s journey from Nigeria to potential draft pick, Ottawa’s first ever women’s football program, and more

May 4, 2019 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

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Laval commits ready to earn spot on team

Laval commits ready to earn spot on team

January 16, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Laval welcomes two commits from Montréal, Québec. As fifth-year players move on from the team, CFC60 linebacker Darren Kyeremeh and CFC60 defensive lineman Arnold Mbembe from Vanier College are ready to fill in the gaps they will leave behind on the Laval Rouge et Or roster. CFC60 Darren Kyeremeh ForRead More

Als sign Canadian QB CFC100 Hugo Richard

Als sign Canadian QB CFC100 Hugo Richard

January 9, 2019 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes announced on Monday that the club has signed national quarterback Hugo Richard to a two-year-deal. Richard (6’2″, 225 lbs.) concluded his collegiate career on the best possible note when he led the Université Laval Rouge et Or to a 34-20 win over the McMaster University Marauders onRead More

Laval’s prestige, coaches attract 2

Laval’s prestige, coaches attract 2

January 8, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

Laval adds two Québec commits to their 2019 class. Receivers Nathan Bolduc and David Dallaire from Cégep Beauce-Appalaches will be facing the RSEQ as teammates once again after signing with the Laval Rouge et Or. Nathan Bolduc With Laval crowned as the 2018 Vanier Cup champions, there is no argumentRead More

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Sideline replay systems helping OPFL teams win

April 23, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

London, Ontario, has quietly become the city of football champions. From the London Jr. Mustangs, who captured the first-ever OPFL championship in the summer of 2017, to the dominate Western Mustangs, who took down a powerful Laval Rouge et Or team to win the Vanier Cup that fall, the 2017Read More

Players from the the Laval Rouge et Or attempt to block a field goal attempt by Western Mustangs kicker Marc Liegghio (80), which missed, during first-half Vainer Cup football action in Hamilton, Ont., on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Peter Power / THE CANADIAN PRESS

WOLFE: The good, the bad, and the ugly of 2017

December 4, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

The Canadian football season is just about complete; perhaps high school football in BC is the only remaining football to be played. This is as good a time as any to look back on some of what has transpired. (feature photo: Players from the the Laval Rouge et Or attemptRead More

USports POTW (Vanier Cup): Merchant, Sopik, Liegghio named

USports POTW (Vanier Cup): Merchant, Sopik, Liegghio named

November 29, 2017 at 1:16 pmby 0 comments

TORONTO (U SPORTS) – Quarterback Chris Merchant, linebacker Fraser Sopik and kicker Marc Liegghio of the Vanier Cup champion Western Mustangs are the final U SPORTS Football Players of the Week for the 2017 season. Merchant, a kinesiology student from Calgary, led Western to its seventh Vanier Cup title inRead More

Path to the draft: Alex Cromer-Emonds’ pursuit of two passions

Path to the draft: Alex Cromer-Emonds’ pursuit of two passions

February 7, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Going pro is a dream for any athlete in any sport. To get there requires huge amounts of commitment, drive, and passion. In this ‘Path to the Draft’ series, we will be showcasing some amazing talent that is on the clock for their dream to come true. These athletes haveRead More

FRC – CIS Top 10 [1]: Reigning Vanier Cup champion UBC opens at No. 1

FRC – CIS Top 10 [1]: Reigning Vanier Cup champion UBC opens at No. 1

August 30, 2016 at 1:20 pmby 0 comments

Thunderbirds had last topped weekly poll in 1999. TORONTO (CIS) – Coming off their first national championship in nearly two decades, the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds top the inaugural weekly media poll of the 2016 CIS football season. The T-Birds, who last November captured their first Vanier Cup titleRead More

2016 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup Business Breakfast & Ticket Launch a resounding success

2016 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup Business Breakfast & Ticket Launch a resounding success

August 19, 2016 at 5:56 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON (CIS) – The home stretch towards the 2016 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup got off to a successful start Thursday morning as Canadian Interuniversity Sport hosted the 100 Days Until Vanier Cup Business Breakfast & Ticket Launch event at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, where the 52nd CIS football championshipRead More

CIS announces McMaster as host of 2016 & 2017 Vanier Cups

CIS announces McMaster as host of 2016 & 2017 Vanier Cups

January 19, 2016 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

HAMILTON (CIS) – Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced on Monday the return of the Vanier Cup championship game to Hamilton, Ont., in 2016 and 2017. The announcement was made at Tim Hortons Field in the presence of sports and city officials, including Mayor Fred Eisenberger. The 2016 game will mark theRead More

Krown Countdown U (15 – SEASON FINALE): Vanier Cup recap & analysis [26 min]

Krown Countdown U (15 – SEASON FINALE): Vanier Cup recap & analysis [26 min]

December 3, 2015 at 6:09 amby 0 comments

Full Vanier Cup recap and analysis.

CIS: T-Birds, ’14 #CFC100 #1 O’Connor complete Cinderella season; win first Vanier Cup since 1997

CIS: T-Birds, ’14 #CFC100 #1 O’Connor complete Cinderella season; win first Vanier Cup since 1997

November 28, 2015 at 7:58 pmby 0 comments

QUEBEC CITY (CIS – Courtesy of John Edwards) – Third-year kicker Quinn van Gylswyk hit a 20-yard field goal as time expired to give the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds a 26-23 win over the Université de Montréal Carabins in the 2015 ArcelorMittal Vanier Cup presented by Promutuel Assurance inRead More

Carabins: New Champions of Montreal

Carabins: New Champions of Montreal

December 3, 2014 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

Montreal – The Montreal Carabins dramatic victory last Saturday in the Vanier Cup final had a domino effect not just at the campus, which celebrated the first football championship in its history, but also in the entire city. Montrealers had not had the opportunity to celebrate a championship team sinceRead More

CIS POW (14): Cibasu, Coady & Crapigna honoured

CIS POW (14): Cibasu, Coady & Crapigna honoured

December 3, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

OTTAWA  – Wide receiver Régis Cibasu and safety Anthony Coady, both of the Vanier Cup champion Montreal Carabins, as well as kicker Tyler Crapigna of the McMaster Marauders are the CIS football players of the week for the final week of the 2014 season. Cibasu, a first-year administration student bornRead More

50th TELUS Vanier Cup: A head-to-head look

50th TELUS Vanier Cup: A head-to-head look

November 26, 2014 at 6:20 amby 0 comments

MONTREAL – They were conference foes five decades ago and yet the McMaster Marauders and Montreal Carabins never had a chance to battle it out on the football field. The two CIS powerhouses will fix that interesting twist in history on Saturday and will do so on the biggest stageRead More

Dinos back on the field Wednesday for Spring Camp

Dinos back on the field Wednesday for Spring Camp

April 30, 2014 at 4:18 amby 0 comments

CALGARY – For the first time since the Vanier Cup on Nov. 23 in Quebec City, the University of Calgary Dinos will return to the football fieldnext Wednesday for their annual Spring Camp. With installation of the new turf ongoing at McMahon Stadium, the Dinos will make Shouldice Park their temporary home from April 30Read More

Vanier Cup final to be staged in Montreal for the first time

Vanier Cup final to be staged in Montreal for the first time

April 9, 2014 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

MONTREAL – Canadian Interuniversity Sport announced Wednesday a partnership with the Montreal Alouettes to hold the historic 50th Vanier Cup at Percival-Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, marking the first-ever staging of the Canadian university football championship game in the Quebec metropolis. The announcement was made at Montreal’s city hall inRead More

2013 CIS regular season kicks off Sunday

2013 CIS regular season kicks off Sunday

August 23, 2013 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

OTTAWA  – The start of the 2013 CIS football regular season is only two days away. A grand total of 124 games will be played across the country over the next three months, culminating with the TELUS Vanier Cup on November 23 at TELUS-Université Laval Stadium in Quebec City. LeagueRead More

Canada’s best part II: Is Laval’s dominance bad for the CIS?

Canada’s best part II: Is Laval’s dominance bad for the CIS?

June 14, 2013 at 6:30 amby 2 comments

CFC continues its two part exclusive series on Laval Rouge et Or’s dominance in the CIS. In this final part, the issue surrounding whether this dominance of Laval is a bad thing for the CIS.  Saint Mary’s Huskies head coach Perry Marchese and Yahoo Sports Andrew Bucholz will give their insight on theRead More

Canada’s Best: Rouge et Or’s Ethier gives insight into Laval’s dominance (Part 1 of 2)

Canada’s Best: Rouge et Or’s Ethier gives insight into Laval’s dominance (Part 1 of 2)

June 10, 2013 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

CFC begins its two part exclusive series on Laval Rouge et Or’s dominance in the CIS. In part 1, Rouge et Or Offensive Coordinator Justin Ethier talks about how the program has been able to remain so strong after over a decade at the top of the standings.

Punishing linebacker Walden aims to help Ontario university win Vanier

Punishing linebacker Walden aims to help Ontario university win Vanier

December 6, 2012 at 6:11 pmby 0 comments

Today, CFC features linebacker from the Cambridge Wolverines, Drew Walden