- CFL Draft
TORONTO — The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced that a one-round European player draft will take place on Thursday, April 11. CFL teams will be able to draft any of the 18 ‘global’ players that participated in the CFL Combine presented by New Era in March.
Following a weighted draft with all nine CFL clubs, the draft order for the European draft is as follows:
|2||Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
This marks the second draft the CFL has conducted in 2019 involving ‘global’ players, the first taking place in Mexico on January 14.
Fans can follow along CFL.ca’s draft tracker followed by extensive analysis and reaction following the completion of the draft.
To review the ‘global’ player testing result from combine, click here.
The 2019 CFL Draft takes place on May 2, followed by training camps which are set to open on May 19. The 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.
|Jordan Bouah||WR||Saddleback College Gauchos||Rome, Italy|
|Valentin Gnahoua||DL||Berlin Rebels||Le Mans, France|
|Thiadric Hansen||LB||Potsdam Royals||Flensburg, Germany|
|Marc Anthony Hor||DL||Frankfurt Universe||Mannheim, Germany|
|Kimi Linnainmaa||WR||Helsinki Roosters||Espoo, Finland|
|Mads Nielsen||DL||Copenhagen Towers||Vejle, Denmark|
|Frederik Nielsen||WR||Potsdam Royals||Aalborg, Denmark|
|Okko Outinen||DE||Helsinki Roosters||Hämeenlinna, Finland|
|Benjamin Plu||WR||Thonon-les-Bains Black Panthers||Le Mans, France|
|Asnnel Robo||RB||University de Montreal||Cayenne, France|
|Maxime Rouyer||LB||McGill||Troyes, France|
|Roni Salonen||LB||Braunschweig New Yorker Lions||Vantaa, Finland|
|Hendrik Schwarz||WR||Marburg Mercenaries||Marburg, Germany|
|Arttu Tennberg||OL||Porvoo Butchers||Helsinki, Finland|
|Alessandro Vergani||OL||Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns||Monza, Italy|
|Sonny Weishaupt||QB||Grenoble Centaures||Aschaffenburg, Germany|
|Max Earvin Zimmermann||WR||Potsdam Royals||Berlin, Germany|
|Johannes Zirngibl||DE||Straubing Spiders||Landau, Germany|