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Canadian football news in 1924Edit

Coach Bill Hughes of Queen's introduced the use of films as a coaching technique.

The numbering of players, although used for years, was made compulsory.

The Regina Rugby Club became the Regina Roughriders.

Regular seasonEdit

Final regular season standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union[1]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tigers 6 5 1 0 60 31 10
Toronto Argonauts 6 4 2 0 51 39 8
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 2 4 0 29 33 4
Montreal AAA 6 1 5 0 28 65 2

Ontario Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 4 3 1 0 28 30 6
Toronto Varsity Orfuns 4 2 2 0 29 20 4
Hamilton Rowing Club 4 1 3 0 47 54 2

Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union[2]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Queen's University 4 4 0 0 51 27 8
Varsity Blues 4 1 3 0 36 35 2
McGill Redmen 4 1 3 0 26 51 2
*Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs
Manitoba Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Victorias 4 4 0 0 80 24 8
Winnipeg Tammany Tigers 4 2 2 0 46 66 4
University of Manitoba Varsity 4 0 4 0 29 65 0
Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Regina Roughriders 6 4 2 0 41 43 8
Saskatoon Quakers 6 2 4 0 43 41 4
Alberta Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary 50th Battalion 4 2 2 0 27 24 4
Edmonton Eskimos 4 2 2 0 24 27 4
* Calgary wins on point differential

League ChampionsEdit

Football Union League Champion
IRFU Hamilton Tigers
WCRFU Winnipeg Victorias
CIRFU Queen's University
ORFU Toronto Balmy Beach
MRFU Winnipeg Victorias
SRFU Regina Roughriders
ARFU Calgary 50th Battalion

Grey Cup playoffsEdit

Note: All dates in 1924

ARFU PlayoffsEdit

Date Away Home
ARFU Playoffs Games 1 & 2
October 25 Calgary 50th Battalion 8 University of Alberta Varsity 0
November 1 University of Alberta Varsity 1 Calgary 50th Battalion 13
  • Calgary won the total points series 21-1.

East FinalEdit

Date Away Home
November 22 Queen's University 11 Hamilton Tigers 1
  • Queen's advances to the Grey Cup.[3]

West Semi FinalEdit

Date Away Home
November 8 Regina Roughriders 5 Winnipeg Victorias 22

West FinalEdit

Date Away Home
November 15 Winnipeg Victorias 11 Calgary 50th Battalion 9
  • Winnipeg wins the west but did not challenge for the Grey Cup

Grey Cup ChampionshipEdit

November 29

12th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

Queen's University 11 Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 3
Queen's University are the 1924 Grey Cup Champions

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=QFstAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ldkFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6760%2C5121297 Ottawa Citizen - November 3, 1924
  3. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=q7stAAAAIBAJ&sjid=2YsFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6527%2C2967678 The Montreal Gazette - November 24, 1924


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