Chris O'Leary

Senior Writer

Chris O'Leary, formerly of the Toronto Star and Edmonton Journal, is a senior writer on CFL.ca and associated platforms.

O’Leary: Shaw, Kids Up Front give opportunity of Grey Cup experience

December 4, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Thanks to Shaw and Kids Up Front, 30 members of AAFS were able to experience the 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary has the story.

O’Leary: More than meets the eye to the midfield logo

November 26, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Bruce Simpson has painted the on-field logos for 23 Grey Cups. But on Sunday, something happened he’s never seen before. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Spiring set to make history as first female on the Grey Cup

November 26, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Days after ending a 28-year Grey Cup drought, Dayna Spiring made history herself, becoming the first women to put her name on the Grey Cup. Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Collaros scripts ending for the ages

November 25, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
He coolly sat there on Sunday night, championship garb overtop of his uniform and pads and Zach Collaros somehow seemed the same as he has been all season. This step, the final one in Collaros’ ...

O’Leary: Harris was a man on a mission in Grey Cup win

November 25, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris was on a mission on his way to winning the 107th Grey Cup. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.

O’Leary: Grey Cup droughts link Ticats, Bombers fanbases

November 24, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
After Sunday, the agony will continue for one of the CFL’s two longest suffering fan bases. Chris O’Leary provides a written history on the Bombers’ and Ticats’ Grey Cup ...

O’Leary: Globalizing CFL game at the centre of Ambrosie’s annual address

November 22, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary reports from Randy Ambrosie’s annual State of the League where the commissioner covered a number of topics including global partnerships, team ...

No Small Feat: Banks clears all hurdles en route to MOP

November 21, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Counted out by some, embraced by many more, Brandon Banks talks through a career year that earned him Most Outstanding Player honours with senior writer Chris O’Leary.

O’Leary: Grey Cup sheds new light on CFL’s most mysterious man

November 21, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea showed a different side of himself to start Grey Cup week and CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explores what it’s like to cover a bench ...

O’Leary: Competing coaches’ unique relationship on full display

November 20, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
They have played together, coached together and even been traded for one another but the bond formed by the two competing head coaches runs much deeper. Chris O’Leary has more from Calgary.
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