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1943 HAMILTON FLYING WILDCATS

1943 Hamilton Flying Wildcats
Photo courtesy of Larry Robertson

HAMILTON FLYING WILDCATS 1943 – DOMINION CHAMPIONS
(Grey Cup)


Ontario Rugby Football Union Champions (HH McKee Trophy)        Eastern Canada Champions

Back Row (from left) Art Cousins, Ed Remigis, Ken Walker, Executive,  Eddie McLean, Executive, William Muirhead, Executive, Murray Crowe (Sargeant), Jack Burkhart (LAC), Jerry Smith (P/O), unknown, unknown, unknown, Thomas (Red) Hickey), Don Irvin.

Middle Row (from left) H. Jones, Jake Cappelli, J. Brown, Abe Zvonkin, Pat Santucci, Rudy Manorek, Jimmy McCrea, Trainer, Paul Peterson, Polly Miocinovich, Al Langford (F/O), Walter (Bert) Gibb (LAC), Art Stollery (F/O), Reg Bovaird (LAC).

Front Row (from left) Doug Smith, A. (Breezy) Withers, Jimmy Fumio, Robert McDonald, Alex Webster, Executive, Len Back, Manager, Sam Manson, President, Brian Timmis, Coach, Jimmy Simpson Team Captain, William (Bill) O’Breza, Joe Krol, Mel Lawson.

Inset photos (left) Lou Travele, (right) Richard (Dick) Groom (Sargeant).

Ball Boy (unknown)

Absent at time photograph was taken: Dr. Stanley Perkins, Executive, Alex Muir, Secretary, Harry Hatch, Vice President, SJ McKelvey, Vice President, D. Robinson, Treasurer, Charles C. Lawson, Past President, and Group Captain D. Harding, DFC, EFC.

 

 

RankNameSchoolPos.
1 Brett Boyko UNLV OL
2 Alex Mateas UCONN OL
3 Daryl Waud Western DL
4 Tyler Varga Yale RB
5 Nic Demski Manitoba WR
6 Sean McEwen Calgary OL
7 Sukh Chungh Calgary OL
8 Danny Groulx Laval OL
9 Addison Richards Regina WR
10 Jacob Ruby Richmond OL
 
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