Tag: U Sports

Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 2

Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 2

With the Canada WEST season starting this weekend, we have now officially seen every U Sports team play a game this season, and we’ve already seen lots of great college football being played! As such, we have many high-quality teams all fighting for seeding and future playoff glory! As such, here are the top ten … Continue reading Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 2

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Western Mustangs Vs Queen’s Gaels

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Western Mustangs Vs Queen’s Gaels

Its November 30th, 2021, and it's the day of the Yates Cup final between the best two collegiate football teams in Ontario. The nationally-ranked second-best team in Canada Western Mustangs, and the nationally-ranked third-best team in Canada, Queen’s Gaels. Both teams have been by far the best in Ontario this season and for most of … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Western Mustangs Vs Queen’s Gaels

Mustangs Outpace Gryphons to Open Vanier Cup Defence

Mustangs Outpace Gryphons to Open Vanier Cup Defence

The Western Mustang touchdown horses were resting under a shade tent catching a little refreshment as the game clock ran out Saturday at Western Alumni Stadium in London. The pair of horses were tasked with making the trot around the track that circles the newly named Haylor-Semotiuk field after the home team scores each major. … Continue reading Mustangs Outpace Gryphons to Open Vanier Cup Defence

Why the AUS Has Declined as a Football Force in U Sports

Why the AUS Has Declined as a Football Force in U Sports

It’s 2002, and the Saint Mary's Huskies of the Atlantic University Sports (AUS) conference have just won their second consecutive Vanier Cup, cementing themselves as the best college football team in Canada for the second year in a row. It was the sixth time since 1966 that an Atlantic football team had won the Vainer … Continue reading Why the AUS Has Declined as a Football Force in U Sports

Ranking the OUA U Sports Stadiums  

Ranking the OUA U Sports Stadiums  

The Ontario University Athletics is the largest and most trophy-laden conference in Canadian collegiate sports. Not only has the OUA combined for nineteen Vainer Cups, but Canadian football's biggest prize, the Grey Cup, has been won a combined five times by both the University of Toronto and Queens University. With prestige and history comes characters … Continue reading Ranking the OUA U Sports Stadiums  

Ranking the Canada West U Sports Stadiums  

Ranking the Canada West U Sports Stadiums  

Stretching from Manitoba all the way to British Columbia, western Canada is a large, diverse, and spectacularly stunning part of the world. In the world of Canadian football, its U Sports teams have a lot in common with their CFL counterparts. Five of the six Canada West teams play in the same city as a … Continue reading Ranking the Canada West U Sports Stadiums  

Ranking the AUS U Sports Stadiums 

Ranking the AUS U Sports Stadiums 

In 2018, the CFL announced that a team called the Atlantic Schooners would hopefully be added to the league, becoming its tenth member and making the CFL truly a coast-to-coast league. In 2019, to help gather momentum and an appetite for professional football in the area, the CFL's Touchdown Atlantic event returned for the first … Continue reading Ranking the AUS U Sports Stadiums 

Ranking the RSEQ U Sports Stadiums

Ranking the RSEQ U Sports Stadiums

Last year, we had the CFL return to action after a year off, and we were all grateful for the league to return. But we also got to see the overdue return of football as well at the collegiate level, and that included a return to action in the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec … Continue reading Ranking the RSEQ U Sports Stadiums

Western Mustangs Defeat Saskatchewan Huskies To Win 56th Vanier Cup

Western Mustangs Defeat Saskatchewan Huskies To Win 56th Vanier Cup

Stade TELUS, Laval University, Quebec City. The site of the 56th Vanier Cup, the biggest game in Canadian U Sports football. While the hometown Laval fans would’ve loved to have seen their beloved team make this stage, they and the rest of Canada were treated to a close run thing between Canada’s finest; The Uteck … Continue reading Western Mustangs Defeat Saskatchewan Huskies To Win 56th Vanier Cup

Carleton Ravens Look to Rebound After Panda Game Loss

Carleton Ravens Look to Rebound After Panda Game Loss

It's not easy losing what could be considered the biggest game of the season, especially when it's against your biggest rival in front of roughly 15,000 of your peers. That's the exact situation that the Carleton Ravens football program is facing right now after a crushing 19-17 loss at the hands of the Ottawa Gee-Gees … Continue reading Carleton Ravens Look to Rebound After Panda Game Loss