Web Site Updates
Sudbury 51 at Oakville 28
Sarnia 14 at Toronto Raiders 25
Sault Ste. Marie 7 at Tri City 14
Durham 00 at Montreal 00
In the Spartans win at Oakville, Running back Josh Cuomo rushed for 6 touchdowns. This ties the record set by N.F.C. Hall of Famer Rick Morenz who set the mark with the Bramalea Satellites at North Bay in 1973.
The Northern Football Conference begins its 60th season of play this coming Saturday, May 25th, on four fronts.
Play will kick off at Bronte Athletic Field in Oakville at 6:00 p.m. as two long time rivals, the Sudbury Spartans and Oakville Longhorns, will renew their rivalry. Both teams will be looking to rebound from less than stellar seasons in 2012.
With the Toronto Titans leave of absence, the revised schedule is now available. Only 4 home dates have been changed, but several road dates have changed. Please carefully read the revised schedule which is attached below.
The Toronto Titans have applied for and been granted a leave of absence for 2013. A new schedule is in the process of being developed. Please contact President Barry Rushon if you have any questions at this time.
If you click on the 2013 Sked and Scores tab on the right, you will find the 2013 schedule. It is also attached below as well. Since the initial posting, the kick off time for Sarnia home games has changed and is reflected in the attachment.
Please note, that due to the divisional structure being used in 2013 that this will be the area where scores and standings will be placed. It is too costly to reconfigure to show the standings as has occurred in the past at this time.
The all time statistical records for the following have been added to the RECORDS section in the tab listed on the right hand side of the main page:
If you feel there is a discrepancy, please contact John Metcalfe
The schedule is to be finalized by April 1st and will be posted on the web page some time next week.
Two new teams were approved at the recent AGM held in Barrie. The Durham Hawkeyes and Montreal Transit were formally accepted for play in 2013. If you wish to contact them, please click on the CONTACT tab. With this, two divisions, East and West have been created and play will be within the divisions and some cross over games as well. The schedule is still being worked on and will be finalized by April 1st.
Gord Goddard will take over as Registrar. All contact info has been updated in the contact tab.
There are changes for the Oakville Longhorns. Liston Bates and Qais Ehsas have taken over the franchise. Their contact information can be found in the "Contact" file above. A fond farewell to Steve Harrington, Steve Doucette and Bruce Gilroy who have been an integral part of the NFC for the past 35 years.
The Toronto Titans bid to end the season undefeated came up just short as they were edged in the C.M.F.L. Championship game 25-19 by the Lloydminster Vandals. Titans led 12-0 after the 1st quarter, but trailed 15-12 at the half and 18-12 after three to the Alberta champs. It was the first C.M.F.L. title for the Vandals in two tries before a crowd of 800. The game summary is attached below.
Next on the N.F.C. calendar is the Fall Meeting slated for Barrie on Saturday November 17th.
The 42nd edition of the N.F.C. All Stars and Awards has been tabulated and is reflected in the attachment below. All applicable files in Past Honours and Past All Stars in the right hand menus have also been updated as well.
North Bay 31 @ Kingston 6
Raiders 21 @ Milton 28
Sault 28 @ Sarnia 6
Maddogs 12 @ Tri City 24
Tri City 2-0
North Bay 1-1
The 2009 campaign is underway. After a rocky April and May dealing with scheduling issues, there only remains one to be ironed out.
You will notice that game summaries will be posted as long as the information is received.
Stats will start to appear next week. The site will be revamped, so your patience is appreciated. Also, the Fox 40 Players of the Week will start appearing next week as well.
Best of luck to all in Week 2.