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Still No CFL Season

WINNIPEG - We won't be adding the Stanley Cup to the mantle this year but the Grey Cup may keep sitting there through 2021. There's still no word on whether there's going to be a CFL season played here at IGF. Football fans are hopeful there will be but if there isn't, at least the…

BOMBERS TURN BIG PROFIT

WINNIPEG - The 2020 CFL season may be in doubt but 2019 was a very good year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The team of course won the Grey Cup but it also turned a healthy profit of $3.5 million. "Our team should be proud of our financial results and winning the 107th Grey Cup…

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Still No CFL Season

WINNIPEG - We won't be adding the Stanley Cup to the mantle this year but the Grey Cup may keep sitting there through 2021. There's still no word on whether there's going to be a CFL season played here at IGF. Football fans are hopeful there will be but if there isn't, at least the…

BOMBERS TURN BIG PROFIT

WINNIPEG - The 2020 CFL season may be in doubt but 2019 was a very good year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The team of course won the Grey Cup but it also turned a healthy profit of $3.5 million. "Our team should be proud of our financial results and winning the 107th Grey Cup…

CFL ASKING FEDS FOR HELP

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League has asked Ottawa for $150 million in financial assistance. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the help would come in three phases, starting with $30 million to manage the impact of CoVid-19 on the league. And then another $120 million if the whole CFL season has to be scrapped. Prime Minister…

BOMBERS RELEASE NEW VIDEO

WINNIPEG - With no sports to watch because of CoVid-19, the Blue Bombers have released a new video so you can re-live last year's very successful season. Road To The Grey Cup runs almost an hour and includes never-before-seen footage. You can watch it right now for free at https://www.bluebombers.com/. Photo: Bombers

Seven Blue Bombers Named West Division All-Stars

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League unveiled its 2018 divisional all-star teams today, with seven members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers named to the West squad. Honoured as West Division All Stars were running back Andrew Harris, receiver Darvin Adams, centre Matthias Goossen, tackle Stanley Bryant and guard Sukh Chungh on offence, along with linebacker…

CFL Names Nichols & Bighill Players of the Month

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League announced quarterback Matt Nichols and linebacker Adam Bighill as the Shaw CFL Top Performers for the month of October. Nichols comes off his strongest performance of the season against Calgary in Week 20, completing 24 of 33 passes, throwing for 358 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions. Nichols…

Maritime CFL Expansion Introduces Stadium Plans

HALIFAX — The company hoping to bring a CFL team to Halifax has proposed Shannon Park, along the east side of the city’s harbour, as the site for a 24,000−seat stadium. The proposal from Maritime Football Ltd. estimates construction costs between $170 million and $190 million, with the municipal and provincial governments expected to pitch…

Winnipeg Wins Game Loses Bighill, Demski & Harris

WINNIPEG - It wasn’t technically a must-win for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Friday night, but it was a must-win for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Friday night. On a four-game losing streak, the Bombers were coming off a bye week and about to face the last-place Montreal Alouettes. A win, and they would…

Winnipeg Blue Bombers will Honour Melvin ‘Fritz’ Hanson

WINNIPEG – The 11th inductee to the Winnipeg Blue Bomber's Ring of Honour at Investors Group Field will be the late Melvin ‘Fritz’ Hanson. The Bomber's said the ceremony will take place at halftime during this Friday’s game against the Montreal Alouettes. Hanson was the first superstar in the history of the Winnipeg Football Club,…

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Lose Fourth Straight

WINNIPEG - Coming into the 15th edition of Banjo Bowl weekend, Winnipeg Blue Bomber fans, players, coaches, and Matt Nichols himself knew his leash was getting shorter after three consecutive poor performances, and that leash had to be used after a disastrous first half by the Bomber starting pivot, who threw three interceptions – two…

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Lose 3rd straight

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers Jekyll and Hyde season veered it’s ugly head once again on Sunday afternoon, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders took advantage as they picked up their third win in a row with a 31-23 win in the annual Labour Day Classic in Regina. It was an impressive and dominant first half for the…

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Fall Apart in Calgary

CALGARY - Bo-Levi Mitchell loves playing against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Calgary Stampeder pivot threw for a career-high 452 yards as the Stampeders rolled over the Bombers 39-26 in Calgary on Saturday afternoon. Mitchell went 25-of-42 along with three touchdowns and improved to 8-1 in his career against Winnipeg. Receiver Kamar Jorden set a…

The Best Player in Canadian Football

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 31-year-old runningback, Andrew Harris, is the best football player in Canada. I won’t even argue the point. Say anything you like, but nobody in the game does all the things Harris does as well as Harris does them. He is clearly the best runningback in the game. That stands without argument. He…

Ottawa Rolls Over Winnipeg

What a difference a week makes. Last week the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were riding high after a victory over the Hamilton Tiger Cats in front of a raucous crowd at Investors Group Field. - PHOTOS BY JIM MILLER for MANITOBA POST A week later, the same raucous crowd showed up, but a completely…

$100,000 Starting Point for the Bomber's 50 / 50 This Friday

WINNIPEG - The 50/50 prize pot for next Friday’s Blue Bombers game against Ottawa starts at $100,000. One lucky ticket winner will walk away form the game with half of the total funds raised from that game. Friday’s game is also the annual Military Appreciation Night, which will feature a fly past of two Canadian…

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