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Canadian Football News in 1938

The Edmonton Eskimos joined the WIFU and adopted the colours of blue and white. The Eskimos eventually withdrew from the union in 1940.

Regular season

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Final regular season standings

Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points

Western Interprovincial Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Bronks 8 6 2 0 50 27 12
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 8 6 2 0 114 63 12
Regina Roughriders 8 4 4 0 69 55 8
Edmonton Eskimos 8 0 4 0 29 117 0
Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 5 1 0 141 41 10
Toronto Argonauts 6 5 1 0 151 52 10
Hamilton Tigers 6 2 4 0 61 122 4
Montreal Cubs 6 0 6 0 30 168 4
  • Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.


Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1938

SEMI-FINALS

WIFU Semi-Finals
October 29 Regina Roughriders 0 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13


FINALS

WIFU Finals - Game 1
November 5 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 12 Calgary Bronks 7
WIFU Finals - Game 2
November 12 Calgary Bronks 2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13
  • Winnipeg won the total-point series by 25-9. Winnipeg advances to the Grey Cup game.
IRFU Finals - Game 1
November 19 Toronto Argonauts 9 Ottawa Rough Riders 1
IRFU Finals - Game 2
November 26 Toronto Argonauts 5 Ottawa Rough Riders 3
  • Toronto won the total-point series by 14-4. Toronto will play the Sarnia Imperials (ORFU Champions) in the Eastern Finals.


Eastern Finals

December 3? Toronto Argonauts 25 Sarnia Imperials (ORFU) 8
  • Toronto advances to the Grey Cup game.


Grey Cup Championship

December 10

26th Annual Grey Cup Game: Varsity Stadium - Toronto, Ontario

WIFU Champion IRFU Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 7 Toronto Argonauts 30
The Toronto Argonauts are the 1938 Grey Cup Champions

  • Note: Eastern Final Playoff date is not confirmed, however since the regular season in the East ended November 12, and all other playoff dates, as well as Grey Cup date are accurate, it is reasonable to assume the above date is accurate.
Preceded by
1937 in Canadian football
Canadian football seasons Succeeded by
1939 in Canadian football

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