Author Archives: Peter Gryphon

First FoGF CFL Tailgate Party

I’m really looking forward to this game today … And it’s not just because there will be 5 Gryphons playing in it – Bomben, Walker, Reinhart, Newton and Finley. Nor is it because it is the oldest rivalry in professional … Continue reading

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Two more Gryphons crack CFL rosters

Congratulations to John Rush and Jacob Scarfone on making CFL rosters for the first time! Linebacker-turned-fullback Rush made the active roster of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in his second training camp with the team. The Bombers have a Week 1 … Continue reading

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Latest from Winnipeg

From the Winnipeg Free Press – Eager Canadian driving offensively in Rush-hour gridlock at Bomber camp Canadian linebacker gets offensive ‘Tough and crafty’ Rush taking reps at fullback as team gears up for season By Jeff Hamilton John Rush doesn’t … Continue reading

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Gryphons add a key piece to defense

When the Gryphon Football program introduced their 2017 recruiting class on May 27th it was reasonable to assume that the class was complete but today they added another piece. Defensive end Alain Cimankinda, an Ottawa native, who is a Champlain-Lennoxville … Continue reading

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One CFL Gryphon announces his retirement

Early this evening former Gryphon offensive lineman Jake Piotrowski announced his retirement from the Montreal Alouettes. Piotrowski shared that news via his Facebook page. Today with my family and friends support entering what would have been my fifth training camp as … Continue reading

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16 Gryphons in CFL camps this week

CFL training camps got underway across the league today. By my count there will be 19 Gryphons in CFL training camps. That includes three in coaching and management – Kyle Walters, Mike O’Shea and Jarryd Baines – in addition to 16 … Continue reading

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Another Gryphon to the NFL

Congratulations to former Gryphon linebacker Curtis Rukavina on being hired by the Buffalo Bills! Rukavina is the third Gryphon to land an NFL job, joining Thomas Dimitroff Jr. [General Manager, Atlanta Falcons] and Chris Rossetti [Pro Scout,  Miami Dolphins]. From … Continue reading

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Augustine signs with Esks as a free agent

The failure of any CFL team to select Johnny Augustine was one of the bigger surprises of this past Sunday’s draft. This #CFLDraft was so unpredictable. Many suprises occurred for example @guelph_gryphons RB, Johnny Augustine wasn't picked . — Casey … Continue reading

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Random Tidbits on CFL & NFL drafts

Counting down the days – @CFL Draft May 7 – 🏈#HardestWorkingManIKnow @Jaugustin27 👊🏽 pic.twitter.com/STw0ee5Fl3 — Gryphon Football (@GryphonFootball) May 3, 2017 ♦ The name of Johnny Augustine appeared on everyone’s list to players who most impressed at the CFL’s National … Continue reading

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Rush embraces a change of position

John Rush talks with Winnipeg media after the first day of the Bombers mini camp about his transition from linebacker to fullback. Rush opens up on how he has transitioned his game and the advice he has received from friends around … Continue reading

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