Monthly Archives: August 2014

My thoughts on the 2014 OUA season

There seems to be one thing that pretty much everyone agrees on this season – the Western Mustangs are the favourite to win the OUA. I’m not going to dispute that. For the Gryphons I think that makes the regular season largely … Continue reading

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Game 1 preview: McMaster Marauders

 This is a very big game for a season opener. In recent weeks Mac’s head coach, Stefan Ptaszek, has been telling anyone who will listen, “we’re treating it like a playoff game”. Since most people are conceding Western will earn … Continue reading

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2014 OUA season kicks off Monday

The OUA season kicks off with five games on Labour Day Monday. The CIS’s other three conferences – AUS, RSEQ & CanWest – don’t start their seasons until the following weekend. ♦ Hands down, the best and most thorough preview … Continue reading

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Quick thoughts, news & links – Aug 29/14

♦ A message from Jeff Finley‘s dad … After a couple months nursing an elbow injury, Jeff will be playing in his inaugural CFL game for the Alouettes tomorrow night [Friday] at 7:30 on TSN! If you get a chance to tune in, … Continue reading

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Recruit profile: Duncan Curren

  Biographical info: 6’3″ 280 – Nelson HS [Burlington ON] & Burlington Stampeders of the OFC Position: Offensive lineman – Played O-Line and D-Line at Nelson but he’ll be an interior offensive lineman at Guelph, most likely a guard. Accomplishments: … Continue reading

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Montreal Gazette interview with Kyle Walters

The lede from a lengthy, personal and insightful story on Kyle Walters written by Herb Zurkowsky of the Montreal Gazette: Since taking over last season, Blue Bombers general manager has changed the culture around the team, working hard to earn them some … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Montreal game – part 1

WARNING: I really have nothing but positive things to say about the whole experience in Montreal. If that bothers you then don’t read any further. UdeMontreal’s CEPSUM Stadium is great little stadium. It is built onto the side of the … Continue reading

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Live blog: Guelph vs Montreal Carabins

Sunday, August 24 CEPSUM Stadium, on the campus of the Université de Montréal Tailgate starts @ 2 pm Kickoff @ 4 pm ——————————————————————————————- It looks like this may work. Check back later for updates from Montreal. V Feel free to … Continue reading

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Montreal preview & live blog

Who:  Université de Montreal Carabins What:  Inter-conference preseason game When:  Sunday, August 24 @ 4pm Where:  CEPSUM Stadium, Montreal Why: high level of competition – Carabins are a perennial Top 10 team; they are the last team to defeat Laval; … Continue reading

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Day 4 training camp report

♦ Two more articles from the Mercury: First off, Rob Massey talks to LB John Rush – He’s in a rush to start – who missed six games last year [4 reg season, 2 playoff] not just three as suggested in the article. … Continue reading

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