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Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jan 24th, 2013, 6:13 pm
by GordonH


steven lloyd wrote:Wow !!!


Yes, I was disappointing in Simon leaving, but Wally is looking to future of the Lions.

Wish you much success with the Riders Geroy

Countdown to season opener

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: May 26th, 2013, 7:52 pm
by GordonH


steven lloyd wrote:Wow !!!


GordonH wrote:Yes, I was disappointing in Simon leaving, but Wally is looking to future of the Lions.

Wish you much success with the Riders Geroy

*Bump*
Now with Memorial Cup done, looking to start of CFL regular season here is countdown to BC Lions season opener.
Countdown to season opener

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 2nd, 2013, 8:17 pm
by blondewithbrains
Another thing to watch the BC Lions for....3 of our Okanagan Sun players, Steven Doege, Steven Shott & Bobby Davis have made it through rookie camp and are now working for a spot on the team at main camp. The early predictions are that Steven Doege will make the team, Shott & Davis working for a practice roster spot. Not only did those 3 make it, but there were 7 BCFC players invited to the rookie camp and all have moved on to main camp! That just shows that they are taking the junior players seriously and they can keep up with the best of them!

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 2nd, 2013, 8:19 pm
by GordonH
blondewithbrains wrote:Another thing to watch the BC Lions for....3 of our Okanagan Sun players, Steven Doege, Steven Shott & Bobby Davis have made it through rookie camp and are now working for a spot on the team at main camp. The early predictions are that Steven Doege will make the team, Shott & Davis working for a practice roster spot. Not only did those 3 make it, but there were 7 BCFC players invited to the rookie camp and all have moved on to main camp! That just shows that they are taking the junior players seriously and they can keep up with the best of them!


All the better for the CFL to have home grown talent.

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 8th, 2013, 1:15 pm
by GordonH

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 8th, 2013, 5:00 pm
by steven lloyd
Hmmm, who to cheer for ...

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Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 8th, 2013, 5:07 pm
by GordonH
I noticed that Edmonton pickup a potential #1 QB from BC in Mike Reilly, which could be problem for both my team and yours Steven.

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 14th, 2013, 7:37 pm
by GordonH
Pre-season A started this past Wednesday:

Wed Jun 12 Toronto 24 @ Winnipeg 6 (Attendance 28,642)
Thu Jun 13 Hamilton 33 @ Montreal 26 (Attendance 20,514)
Fri Jun Saskatchewan 31 @ Edmonton 24 (Attendance 26,623)
Fri Jun 14 BC 29 @ Calgary 27 (Attendance 26,328)
Pre-Season B
Thu Jun 20 Montreal 0 @ Toronto 0 4:00 pm
Thu Jun 20 Winnipeg 0 @ Hamilton 0 4:00 pm
Thu Jun 20 Calgary 0 @ Saskatchewan 0 7:00 pm
Fri Jun 21 Edmonton 0 @ BC 0 7:00 pm (Aired on TSN)

It's only Pre-season, means nothing.

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 15th, 2013, 6:13 pm
by blondewithbrains
Attendance...26,328

as per this article...http://www.cbc.ca/sports/football/cfl/s ... eders.html

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 18th, 2013, 4:53 pm
by GordonH
Thank-you blondewithbrains

Well, I'm jumping the gun a bit. What the hell I'm replacing my Avatar with CFL version early.

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 22nd, 2013, 11:38 am
by GordonH
Last of pre-season games done last night:

Thu Jun 20 Montreal 20 vs Toronto 24 (Attendance 6,204)
Thu Jun 20 Winnipeg 0 vs Hamilton 52 (Attendance 12,732)
Thu Jun 20 Calgary 24 vs Saskatchewan 23 (Attendance 32,003)
Fri Jun 21 Edmonton 27 vs BC 22 (Attendance 26,733)

Regular season starts Thursday June 27, 2013 @ 4pm TSN
Montreal @ Winnipeg

Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 28th, 2013, 7:06 am
by steven lloyd
Pretty typical CFL – hard fought, close game with lead changes and winner not determined until the end of the game.
And so it begins ...

Alouettes rally in fourth to open season with a win
CFL.ca Staff

WINNIPEG -- The Alouettes owned the first and fourth quarters winning a see-saw 2013 season opener 38-33 over the Blue Bombers at the opening of Investors Group Field.

Thursday not only marked the opening of the 2013 CFL season but the opening of the brand new stadium.
http://cfl.ca/article/alouettes-rally-i ... with-a-win

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Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 29th, 2013, 8:49 am
by steven lloyd
Sorry Gordon ...

Cornish, Stamps galllop past BC
CFL.ca Staff

CALGARY -- Jon Cornish put together one of the best performances of his career, rushing for 172 yards and 2 touchdowns, leading the Stamps to a 44-32 win over the BC Lions at McMahon Stadium.

http://cfl.ca/article/whatever-it-takes ... op-past-bc

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Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jun 29th, 2013, 4:15 pm
by steven lloyd
Easy Ride: Saskatchewan opens up 2013 on fire
CFL.ca Staff

EDMONTON – Kory Sheets opened the scoring and the Saskatchewan Roughriders never looked back, ending Week 1 in the CFL with a 39-18 win over the Edmonton Eskimos at Commonwealth Stadium.

The Green Riders put four offensive touchdowns on the board while adding one defensive major en route to the convincing win. Sheets finished with 131 yards on 17 carries to accompany his major.

It was newcomer Mike Reilly’s first real opportunity to prove that he is the answer behind centre for the Eskimos following a solid pre-season. Last week in BC, he closed out the exhibition schedule with 202 yards on 13 of 18 passing. Reilly finished 17 of 34 for 259 yards, 1 touchdown and 3 interceptions.

http://cfl.ca/article/easy-ride-saskatc ... 13-on-fire

Got into the clubhouse just in time to watch poor Mike Reilly throw an interception to give the Roughriders an easy touchdown to end the second half. Ouch. Saskatchewan looks good all around though.

Early prediction - Saskatchewan at Calgary in the Western Final ;o)

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Re: 2013 Canadian Football League

PostPosted: Jul 1st, 2013, 12:51 pm
by GordonH
steven lloyd wrote:Sorry Gordon ...


Cornish, Stamps galllop past BC
CFL.ca Staff

CALGARY -- Jon Cornish put together one of the best performances of his career, rushing for 172 yards and 2 touchdowns, leading the Stamps to a 44-32 win over the BC Lions at McMahon Stadium.

http://cfl.ca/article/whatever-it-takes ... op-past-bc

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No worries Steven its only the first game of season.