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Canadian Football News in 1943Edit

The WIFU and the IRFU suspended operations for the duration of World War II.

Regular seasonEdit

Final regular season standingsEdit

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

Western Interprovincial Football Union

  • NO LEAGUE PLAY

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union

  • NO LEAGUE PLAY
Ontario Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Flying Wildcats 10 8 1 1 223 71 17
Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers 10 8 2 0 148 74 16
Toronto RCAF Hurricanes 10 7 2 1 133 67 15
Ottawa Combines 9 2 7 0 68 129 4
Toronto HMCS York Bulldogs 10 2 8 0 73 160 4
Toronto Indians 9 1 8 0 36 180 2
Quebec Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Lachine RCAF 10 8 2 0 161 59 20
Verdun Grads 10 7 3 0 90 54 18
St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy 10 6 4 0 61 43 16
McGill* 4 1 3 0 24 20 6
Huntington Army 10 0 10 0 30 163 0

(*) McGill played six-point games

Western Canada Armed Services Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 6 6 0 0 102 37 12
Regina All-Services Roughriders 6 2 4 0 46 96 4
Winnipeg United Services Combines 6 1 5 0 34 49 2
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
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Grey Cup playoffsEdit

Note: All dates in 1943

Eastern FinalsEdit

Hamilton Flying Wildcats @ Lachine RCAF
Date Away Home
November 20 Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7 Lachine RCAF 6
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Playoff BracketEdit

  Union Finals Semi & Union Finals Grey Cup Final
                           
  ORFU  Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7  
ORFU  Toronto Balmy Beach 2  
  ORFU  Hamilton Flying Wildcats 7  
EAST
  QRFU  Lachine RCAF 6  
QRFU  Lachine RCAF 14
  QRFU  Montreal Navy 2  
    ORFU  Hamilton Flying Wildcats 23
  WCASFL  Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 14
  WCASFL  No Game  
   
  WCASFL  Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 1-11
WEST
  WCASFL  Regina All-Service All Stars 0-0  
WCASFL  No Game
     

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Grey Cup ChampionshipEdit

November 27

31st Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

Hamilton Flying Wildcats 23 Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 14
The Hamilton Flying Wildcats are the 1943 Grey Cup Champions
  • Note: Playoff dates are not confirmed, however since the Grey Cup dates are accurate, it is reasonable to assume the above dates are accurate.
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1943 Western Canada Armed Services Rugby Football League All-StarsEdit

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

1943 Ontario Rugby Football Union All-StarsEdit

NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.

1943 Canadian Football AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit


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