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IRFU allowed the third place team to qualify for a playoff berth.
Ontario Rugby Football Union (ORFU) withdrew from Grey Cup competition.
For the first time, the Grey Cup game was held in
Western Canada at Vancouver's Empire Stadium. The total Grey Cup attendance was 39,500 and had a gross revenue of $198,000.
Montreal's Tex Coulter became the first player to win the Most Outstanding Lineman Award.
Regular season Edit
Final regular season standings Edit
Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
Edmonton and Montreal both have first round byes.
Grey Cup playoffs Edit
Note: All dates in 1955
Winnipeg won the total-point series by 24–16. The Blue Bombers will play the Edmonton Eskimos in the WIFU Finals.
The Argonauts will play the Montreal Alouettes in the Eastern Finals.
Edmonton wins the best of three series 2–0. The Eskimos will advance to the Grey Cup game.
The Alouettes will advance to the Grey Cup game.
Playoff Bracket Edit
Hamilton Tiger Cats
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Grey Cup Championship Edit Note: IRFU and Eastern Final dates are not confirmed, however since  the regular season ended October 29 in the West, and November 5 in the East, and  WIFU playoff dates, as well as the Grey Cup date are accurate, it is reasonable to assume the above dates are accurate.
QB – Sam Etcheverry, Montreal Alouettes
RB – Lou Kusserow*, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
RB – Pat Abbruzzi, Montreal Alouettes
RB – Tom Tracy, Ottawa Rough Riders
E – Red O'Quinn, Montreal Alouettes
E – Al Pfeifer, Toronto Argonauts
FW – Joey Pal, Montreal Alouettes
C – Tommy Hugo, Montreal Alouettes
OG – Bill Albright, Toronto Argonauts
OG – Herb Trawick, Montreal Alouettes
OT – Tex Coulter, Montreal Alouettes
OT – Billy Shipp, Toronto Argonauts
DT – Tex Coulter, Montreal Alouettes
DT – Billy Shipp*, Toronto Argonauts
DE – Pete Neumann, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
DE – Doug McNichol, Montreal Alouettes
DG – Vince Scott, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
DG – Eddie Bevan, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
LB – Frank Dempsey, Ottawa Rough Riders
LB – Tommy Hugo*, Montreal Alouettes
DB – Hal Patterson, Montreal Alouettes
DB – Avatus Stone, Ottawa Rough Riders
DB – John Fedosoff, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
DB – Lou Kusserow*, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
NOTE: The following players were selected to the All-Star team as replacements for players who would have had to play both ways in the (denoted with an *):
2nd Team Offence Edit QB – Bob Celeri, Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen
RB – Hal Patterson, Montreal Alouettes
RB – Corky Tharp, Toronto Argonauts
RB – Avatus Stone, Ottawa Rough Riders
E – Doug McNichol, Montreal Alouettes
E – Pete Neumann, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
FW – Ron Stewart, Queen's University
C – Frank Dempsey, Ottawa Rough Riders
OG – Eddie Bevan, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
OG – Vince Scott, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
OT – Jim Hughes, Queen's University
OT – Ray Collins, Hamilton Tiger-Cats
QB – Jackie Parker, Edmonton Eskimos
RB – Ken Carpenter, Saskatchewan Roughriders
RB – Gerry James, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
RB – Normie Kwong, Edmonton Eskimos
E – Stan Williams, Saskatchewan Roughriders
E – Willie Roberts, Calgary Stampeders
FW – Leo Lewis*, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
C – Kent Burris*, Edmonton Eskimos
OG – Harry Langford*, Calgary Stampeders
OG – Art Walker, Edmonton Eskimos
OT – Dale Meinert, Edmonton Eskimos
OT – Buddy Tinsley, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
DT – Dick Huffman, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
DT – Dale Meinert*, Edmonton Eskimos
DE – Frank Anderson*, Edmonton Eskimos
DE – Gordon Sturtridge, Saskatchewan Roughriders
DG – Floyd Harraway*, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
DG – Bob Levenhagen, British Columbia Lions
LB – Kent Burris, Edmonton Eskimos
LB – Ted Tully*, Edmonton Eskimos
DB – Rollie Miles, Edmonton Eskimos
DB – Bobby Marlow, Saskatchewan Roughriders
DB – Tom Casey, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
DB – Rupe Andrews*, Edmonton Eskimos
NOTE: The following players were selected to the All-Star team as replacements for players who would have had to play both ways, or were injured, in the (denoted with an *):
NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.
QB – Bob Celeri, Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen
RB – Cookie Gilchrist, Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen
RB – John Jacobs, Sarnia Imperials
RB – Sam Laverty, Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
E – Eric Graham, Sarnia Imperials
E – Gerry McTaggart, Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen
FW – Carl Totzke, Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen
C – Bruce Mattingly, Sarnia Imperials
OG – Ed Stowe, Sarnia Imperials
OG – Larry Cardonick, Sarnia Imperials
OT – Jay Fry, Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen
OT – Oatten Fisher, Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers
OT – Jim Burr, Sarnia Imperials