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1941 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season
Head Coach Reg Threlfall
Home Field Osborne Stadium
Results
Record 6–2
Place 1st, WIFU
Playoff Finish Won 29th Grey Cup
Timeline
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1940 1945

The 1941 Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished in 1st place in the WIFU with a 6–2 record. The Blue Bombers won their third Grey Cup championship by defeating the Ottawa Rough Riders 18–16.

Exhibition gamesEdit

Date Opponent Score Result Record
Sat, May 24 vs. University of North Dakota Sioux 25–5 Loss 0–1
Tues, Aug 26 vs. Columbus Bullies 19–12 Win 1–1
Mon, Sept 1 vs. Columbus Bullies 6–0 Loss 1–2
Wed, Sept 10 vs. Columbus Bullies 31–1 Loss 1–3
Sat, Oct 4 vs. Kenosha Cardinals 18–16 Loss 1–4
Sun, Nov 2 at. Kenosha Cardinals 35–6 Loss 1–5

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Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 8 6 2 0 92 19 14
Regina Roughriders 8 5 3 0 64 43 8
Vancouver Grizzlies 8 1 7 0 15 109 2

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ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Sat, Sept 6 vs. Regina Roughriders 11–0[7] Win 1–0
2 Bye
3 Mon, Sept 22 vs. Vancouver Grizzlies 18–0[8] Win 2–0
4 Thurs, Sept 25 vs. Vancouver Grizzlies 12–5[9] Win 3–0
League Bye
5 Sat, Oct 11 at Regina Roughriders 9–0[10] Loss 3–1
5 Mon, Oct 13 at Vancouver Grizzlies 17–0[11] Win 4–1
6 Wed, Oct 15 at Vancouver Grizzlies 12–0[12] Win 5–1
6 Sat, Oct 18 at Regina Roughriders 15–1[13] Win[A] 5–2
7 Sat, Oct 25 vs. Regina Roughriders 7–4[14] Win 6–2

^ A. Winnipeg forfeited this game for using an ineligible player, Ken Preston.[15]

PlayoffsEdit

Game Date Opponent Score Result
WIFU Final #1 Nov 8 at Regina Roughriders 8–6 Loss
WIFU Final #2 Nov 11 vs. Regina Roughriders 18–12 Win
WIFU Final #3 Nov 15 vs. Regina Roughriders 8–2 Win
29th Grey Cup Nov 29 Ottawa Rough Riders 18–16 Win

Grey CupEdit

Team Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Total
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 3 6 9 0 18
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 3 6 1 16

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ReferencesEdit

  1. http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers/WPT/1941/05/26/pages/00006323.xml/iarchives
  2. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=jbpTAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bDgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1513%2C5986162 The Leader-Post – Aug 27, 1941
  3. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=-K1TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1512%2C93963 The Leader-Post – Sep 2, 1941
  4. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_61TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1609%2C1072212 The Leader-Post – Sep 11, 1941
  5. http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspapers/WPT/1941/11/03/articles/145.xml/iarchives
  6. http://www.cfl.ca/standings/1941/reg
  7. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_K1TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1752%2C711284 The Leader-Post – Sep 8, 1941
  8. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=CK5TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1827%2C2326759 The Leader-Post – Sep 23, 1941
  9. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Cq5TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2298%2C2730162 The Leader-Post – Sep 25, 1941
  10. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=F65TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2045%2C4538606 The Leader-Post – Oct 14, 1941
  11. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=F65TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1451%2C4541228 The Leader-Post – Oct 14, 1941
  12. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Ga5TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1494%2C4797048 The Leader-Post – Oct 16, 1941
  13. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=HK5TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=2223%2C5216079 The Leader-Post – Oct 20, 1941
  14. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=IK5TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1377%2C5958255 The Leader-Post – Oct 27, 1941
  15. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=H65TAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cjgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1515%2C5818872 The Leader-Post – Oct 25, 1941
  16. http://www.cfl.ca/page/his_greycup_recap1941 1941 Grey Cup

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