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The 1st Grey Cup game was played on December 4, 1909, between the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and the Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club. The University of Toronto won the game, 26-10.

1st Grey Cup
Toronto Varsity Blues Toronto Parkdale
(6–0) (3–1)
26 10
Head coach: 
Head coach: 
1234 Total
Toronto Varsity Blues 601010 26
Toronto Parkdale 0910 10
DateDecember 4, 1909
StadiumRosedale Field
LocationRosedale, Toronto
The 1909 Varsity Blues, inaugural champions. The Grey Cup is pictured at the front right.

Game summaryEdit

U. of Toronto Varsity Blues (26) - TDs, Hugh Gall, Murray Thomson, Smirle Lawson; cons., Bill Ritchie; singles, Gall (8), Lawson (2).

Toronto Parkdale Canoe Club (6) - TD, Tom Meighan; single, Percy Killaly.


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