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Over $4 million invested in amateur football by the CFL in 2019

January 8, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
Member clubs and the league deepened their commitment to growing the game across Canada this past year and invested over $4 million, it was announced on Wednesday.

CFL, PHE Canada unveil ‘Move Think Learn – Football in Focus’ resource

January 7, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The CFL and Physical and Health Education Canada has unveiled a newly-enhanced guide that will assist educators in bringing football to schools and communities.

Ezeonwurie preparing for jump to U Sports ranks

December 19, 2019 | David Grossman
Opposing football players might want to think twice about trying the intimidation stuff out on Chinedu Ezeonwurie. He’s too smart to have any part of that. The 18-year old student athlete at ...

Beckford twins inspired by Argonaut to play football

December 13, 2019 | David Grossman
After each being born prematurely at 26 weeks, twins Elijah and Jayquan Beckford are helping to grow a new football program at C.W. Jeffrys Collegiate Institute in Toronto.

Lions visit elementary school to encourage students to #TryFootball

December 7, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
Andrew Peirson and Claudell Louis joined a few elementary students for the After School Sport & Arts Initiative to encourage them to #TryFootball.

Hortis, Halls thriving in first two years of high-school football

December 4, 2019 | David Grossman
After getting into football, cousins Lukas Hortis and Dylan Halls are doing anything and everything to improve their respective games in their Grade 10 season.

FCS Bowl invite the latest in Laurier product’s decorated career

November 27, 2019 | David Grossman
U Sports grad Levondre Gordon is about to close out a decorated career at Wilfrid Laurier University by participating in the FCS Bowl in Florida, which showcases all-star prospects.

Grossman: Newfoundland high school student determined to pursue football

October 29, 2019 | David Grossman
Keegan Sooley survived being hit by a car, tried football and now wants to pursue the sport. CFL.ca’s David Grossman writes.

Grossman: All-female officiating crew makes history in Manitoba

October 15, 2019 | David Grossman
Five women made history in Manitoba, becoming the first all-female crew to officiate a football game. CFL.ca’s David Grossman writes.

Grossman: B.C. high school finds success after trying football

October 8, 2019 | David Grossman
CFL.ca’s David Grossman writes the story of Sullivan Heights Secondary School and their success with a new football program.

Hail Mary!: High school team nabs biggest win in Canadian history

October 3, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
Clarkson Football North secured the biggest win in Canadian high school history last weekend thanks to an unbelievable Hail Mary with three seconds left on the clock.

Grossman: Setback not the end of football dreams for high school student

September 24, 2019 | David Grossman
For Kayla Fernando, a setback in her football career didn’t stop her from pursuing the sport she loves. CFL.ca’s David Grossman writes.

PEI college injecting international flair to budding program

August 20, 2019 | David Grossman
There was a time when one of the best kept football secrets in the country existed in the birthplace of Canadian Confederation. Holland, not the country but the College with the same name, has an ...

Grossman: Saint Mary’s prospect chooses road less traveled

July 30, 2019 | David Grossman
Jordan Angove has dealt with his share of decisions – and some have been tougher to deal with than others. There was a time when he was sitting in darkness, not sure about his future. Better yet, ...

O’Leary: Red River Cup shows growth in women’s football

July 18, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
The inaugural Red River Cup for girls under 18 couldn’t have gone better, as women’s football continues to dig roots in Canada. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes.

Grossman: Christina Pitawanakwat finds confidence on gridiron

July 16, 2019 | David Grossman
There is no map, just yet, for her journey. For now, Christina Pitawanakwat is taking it one step at a time. As a Grade 10 student, with First Nations heritage, Pitawanakwat has mastered a great ...

Jonasson makes history as first-ever female on Team Manitoba

July 16, 2019 | CFL.ca Staff
Belle Jonasson made history, becoming the first-ever female on Team Manitoba.

Grossman: Iranian-born Kousha taking football in Canada by storm

July 4, 2019 | David Grossman
Kiarash Kousha tried football for the first time in 2017, after he and his family moved to Canada from Iran, and has become a sensation. CFL.ca’s David Grossman writes.

O’Leary: Flag football travels north for clinic in Nunavut

July 4, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Scott Schutz and the CFL teamed up to bring a flag football clinic to Iqaluit, Nunavut to encourage kids to #TryFootball. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary writes.