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Wasa Royals come away with key win over Helsinki Wolverines
Posted on 8 August 2020 | 9:42 am

The Wasa Royals took advantage of their opportunities last night in Helsinki, Finland, and downed the Helsinki Wolverines 36-26 in Maple League second round action. Royals quarterback Brandon Gwinner was outstanding throwing for 280 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for another 111 and three scores. His favorite target, by far, was Alpha Jalloh who […]

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Danish National League kicks off shortened season
Posted on 8 August 2020 | 7:23 am

The Danish American Football Federation kicks off its National League this weekend with the Søllerød Gold Diggers  and AaB 89ers squaring off in the opening game. This will be the second league in the world to play a season of football since the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the globe. The National League will kick off the season with five […]

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LIVESTREAM Finland: Kuopio Steelers @ Porvoon Butchers, Aug. 8, 16:30 EEST (15:30 CEDT, 9:30 EDT)
Posted on 8 August 2020 | 5:00 am

The matchup between the visiting Kuopio Steelers (1-0) and the Porvoo Butchers (0-1) August 8 will wrap up the second week of Finland’s Maple League. The Butchers will be looking to bounce back after giving up a 28-7 lead against the Wasa Royals last week. On a positive note Quarterback Jabari Harris showed that the […]

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O’Leary: Talking special teams shop with Craig Dickenson
Posted on 7 August 2020 | 11:00 pm

There may be no one more qualified to speak on the top special teams players of last decade than Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson. He looks back on the last 10 years of special teams with CFL.ca senior writer Chris O'Leary.

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Berg vs. Ferg: Who is the best special teamer?
Posted on 7 August 2020 | 6:00 pm

CFL.ca’s Pat Steinberg and Marshall Ferguson debate who is the best to play on special teams over the last decade in this week's Berg vs. Ferg.

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Bombers get iced out with GC107 rings
Posted on 7 August 2020 | 2:54 pm

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Grey Cup rings were unveiled on Thursday night.

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From TV to the Field: Evans’ journey to the CFL
Posted on 7 August 2020 | 2:00 pm

Dane Evans journey to the CFL started with the Ticats' pivot watching the game on ESPN back in his hometown in Texas. CFL.ca's Kristina Costabile writes.

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Finland: RB Christian Powell leads Seinäjoki Crocodiles past Helsinki Roosters
Posted on 7 August 2020 | 1:33 pm

Paced by three touchdowns from running back Christian Powell and two from Nate Robitaille, the Seinäjoki Crocodiles delighted a home crowd to defeat the visiting Helsinki Roosters 34-13 as Finland’s Maple League opened its second round of play. Powell was a force all evening, bursting off tackle, bulling his way into the end zone, carrying […]

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LIVESTREAM Finland: Wasa Royals @ Helsinki Wolverines, Aug. 7, 18:30 EEST (17:30 CET, 11:30 ET)
Posted on 7 August 2020 | 5:00 am

Friday Night Football continues in week 2 of Finland’s Maple League with a battle of the undefeateds as the Helsinki Wolverines (1-0) play host to the Wasa Royals (1-0) on August 7. The Wolverines are coming off of a huge week one win at home against the Seinäjoki Crocodiles. Helsinki’s passing attack looked potent behind new quarterback […]

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Ferguson: Looking at each team’s up-and-coming prospects
Posted on 6 August 2020 | 7:00 pm

CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson looks at each team's prospect depth and which players have the best chances of cracking rosters in a possible shortened CFL season.

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Long Read: Don Matthews and the often overlooked Argos defence of ’96
Posted on 6 August 2020 | 2:00 pm

“For all the accolades that were thrown my way over the years, we had a damn good defence. We caused turnovers. We stopped people when we had to.” – Hall of Fame QB and former Argo Doug Flutie t happens a lot, when people look back on the powerhouse Toronto Argonauts of 1996 and 1997. […]

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LIVESTREAM Finland: Helsinki Roosters @ Seinäjoki Crocodiles, Aug. 6, 18:30 EEST (17:30 CET, 11:30 ET)
Posted on 6 August 2020 | 4:35 am

Week 2 of Finland’s Maple League kicks off this Thursday August 6 with the defending champion Helsinki Roosters driving up north to visit the Seinäjoki Crocodiles in what looks to be a great Thursday night game. Helsinki Roosters @ Seinöjoki Crocodiles, Aug. 6, 18:30 EEST (17:30 CET, 11:30 ET) The Crocodiles are coming off a week […]

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Calanda Broncos HC Geoff Buffum will step in at QB when Swiss “friendly” season kicks off
Posted on 5 August 2020 | 7:50 am

When Calanda Broncos head coach Geoff Buffum discovered that first his team was going to actually play a “friendly” season in Switzerland and second, that according to a “gentlemen’s agreement” the teams would not be using import players, he simply looked at it as an excellent way to develop his Swiss players, including his quarterbacks. […]

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College football teams unveil helmet with splash guards to protect players from COVID-19
Posted on 5 August 2020 | 4:05 am

With four of the five Power Five conferences announcing amended college football schedules, it seems there is hope for a college football season. Adding to that hope is the unveiling of a new COVID-19 helmet by LSU and Texas. Both schools showed off helmets incorporating guards on the front of football helmets designed to protect […]

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By the Numbers: Home field advantage
Posted on 5 August 2020 | 12:00 am

Which teams play better at home? CFL.ca investigates who takes full advantage of playing in their own stadium.

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