Montreal Makes Move, Can BC Make It? – CFL Week 12 Recap

Does Montreal have what it takes to get to the Grey Cup championship game? And is B.C. destined to miss the postseason? These are two questions to pop up after Week 12 in the Canadian Football League. The Montreal Alouettes (6-4) moved into first place in the East Division on points differential with a comprehensiveContinue reading “Montreal Makes Move, Can BC Make It? – CFL Week 12 Recap”

Canadian DL Michael Hoecht Making It in the NFL

The popular phrase ‘living the dream’ is definitely not overstating things when it comes to Canadian defensive lineman Michael Hoecht. The Oakville, Ontario, native is doing exactly that now that he’s playing for the Los Angeles Rams in the NFL. “Yeah, for sure. You wake up every day and it just feels special,” said Hoecht.Continue reading “Canadian DL Michael Hoecht Making It in the NFL”

Bombers Clinch, Alouettes Contend – CFL Week 11 Recap

More exciting action in Week 11 of the Canadian Football League saw the Blue Bombers punch their ticket to the playoffs, the Alouettes play themselves into contention, and the Redblacks and Elks all but capitulate. It wasn’t their prettiest game by any stretch, but Winnipeg (9-1) did enough in their match against Edmonton (2-7) toContinue reading “Bombers Clinch, Alouettes Contend – CFL Week 11 Recap”

Riders Mini-Slump, Ottawa’s Short-Lived Winning Form – CFL Week 10 Recap

Week 10 in the Canadian Football League had everything from Toronto re-establishing itself atop the East Division and Hamilton dropping down the order to Saskatchewan finding itself in the unaccustomed position of a mini-slump. To start things off, it didn’t take long for the Redblacks (2-6) to slide back into the doldrums from which theyContinue reading “Riders Mini-Slump, Ottawa’s Short-Lived Winning Form – CFL Week 10 Recap”

Calgary’s Big Upset, Montreal Stuns Hamilton – Week 9 CFL Recap

Calgary holding off Saskatchewan was probably the biggest upset of Week 9 in the Canadian Football League, but it wasn’t the only highlight. The others being Montreal’s win in OT against Hamilton and Ottawa stopping Edmonton. In what was a heart-stopping finale to the week’s schedule, Calgary (3-5) without a doubt scored the biggest upsetContinue reading “Calgary’s Big Upset, Montreal Stuns Hamilton – Week 9 CFL Recap”

More Aussies in the CFL Than Ever Before

Australia’s links with the CFL go way back, probably further back than you might think.

Ottawa All but Done, Argos Show Potential – CFL Week 8 Recap

If Week eight of the Canadian Football League season showed us anything it’s that Ottawa is down for the count and Toronto has the potential to make the postseason provided they staysfocused. To get things started, the Redblacks (1-5) lost to Hamilton (4-3) on a rainy night in the nation’s capital. And if it hadn’tContinue reading “Ottawa All but Done, Argos Show Potential – CFL Week 8 Recap”

More Questions After CFL Week 7

There were no major surprises in Week seven of the Canadian Football League season, but the results do pose some interesting questions to ponder about how this season will eventually pan out. Hamilton’s win against Calgary wasn’t unexpected and showed that the Ticats are currently striving to be the top team in the East Division.Continue reading “More Questions After CFL Week 7”

Bombers’ Banjo Bowl Blitz, Stamps Stop Skid – Week 6 Wrap Up

Winnipeg’s Banjo Bowl win and Calgary finally ending its run of outs were the main highlights of Week 6 action in the Canadian Football League. The Blue Bombers schooled their archrivals Saskatchewan to go two-from-two in their rivalry this season with their comprehensive 33-9 win in the Banjo Bowl. It solidified Winnipeg (5-1) atop theContinue reading “Bombers’ Banjo Bowl Blitz, Stamps Stop Skid – Week 6 Wrap Up”

CFL Global Draft Gets Thumbs Up All Around

The Canadian Football League held its second Global Draft back in April. Teams made their selections from a variety of talent on offer from all parts of the world. Players from as far afield as Australia, the UK, Japan, Germany, Denmark, France, South Africa, Nigeria, China and others were picked up by teams looking toContinue reading “CFL Global Draft Gets Thumbs Up All Around”