1951 in Canadian Football

1951 In Canadian Football

The BC Lions were formed in January at the Arctic Club in Vancouver; however, the franchise would begin play at the start of the 1954 season.

E. Kent Philips of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was appointed WIFU Commissioner. The IRFU allowed the third-place Toronto Argonauts to be in the playoffs due to similar regular season records with the other top two teams.

On October 27, The Duke of Edinburgh and The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh (now Elizabeth II) attended the western semi-final in Edmonton.

Read more about 1951 In Canadian Football:  1951 Interprovincial Rugby Football Union All-Stars, 1951 Western Interprovincial Football Union All-Stars, 1951 Ontario Rugby Football Union All-Stars, 1951 Canadian Football Awards

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