Category Archives: Friends of Gryphon Football

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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Mid-Summer Catch-up – Aug 2/16

Wow! I can’t believe that August is already here. Training camp is less than 2 weeks away, while the season opener is less than 4 weeks. And there is so much that I wanted to share on the blog that … Continue reading

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6th Annual FoGF Gala a record-setting success

What a great evening we had Saturday night at the Delta Hotel. I heard several people say the 6th Annual Gala was the best one yet. That thought hadn’t occurred to me as I’ve enjoyed every one of them, but … Continue reading

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Two weeks ’til the 6th Annual Gala Dinner

We’re only two weeks away from the 6th Annual Friends of Gryphon Football Gala Dinner. I’ve enjoyed all five of the previous Dinners and expect this one will be as good as the others. In fact, it will have a few … Continue reading

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Yates Cup Victory Tour wraps up in Oakville

  A few quick observations from Thursday night’s Yates Cup Victory Tour finale in Oakville: ♦ People might wonder when they hear the reception’s location is a business – Peak Powersports. But once they see the beautiful showroom they realize … Continue reading

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FoGF holds successful reception in London

  The Friends of Gryphon Football brought their regional receptions to London for the first time. This year the events are also known as the #YatesCupVictoryTour and the London tour stop went about as well as last November’s Yates Cup game. … Continue reading

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Yates Cup Victory Tour Stop #3

It was another great evening on Stop #3 of the Yates Cup Victory Tour, aka the Friends of Gryphon Football’s regional receptions. More than 50 alumni, coaches, players and family members came together for a Gryphon family evening. Wellington Brewery … Continue reading

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Tour Stop #2 in the books, #3 two days away

As always, I enjoyed the Friends of Gryphon Football regional reception in Toronto a week ago Thursday. It was great to have 3 current players – Shaq Munroe, Brandon Gordon and Gabe Ferraro – and young alumni like Curtis Rukavina … Continue reading

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The Yates Cup Victory Tour gets rolling

The 2016 version of the Friends of Gryphon Football‘s regional receptions, aptly re-named The Yates Cup Victory Tour, kicked off Thursday night in Niagara. The event, hosted by alumnus Peter Partridge, was held at the fancy St. Catharines Golf & Country … Continue reading

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Ex-Laval QB joins Gryphons

Former Gryphon QB Justin Dunk breaking the news about the newest Gryphon QB tonight on Sportsnet.ca. This would seem to be confirmation that Laval-transfer Alex Skinner will be playing for Guelph this fall. Gryphon alumni and fans had heard about that … Continue reading

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