1965 CFL season
Regular season
DatesJune, 1965 – October, 1965
Playoffs
Start dateNovember 6, 1965
East ChampionsHamilton Tiger-Cats1965-11-20
West ChampionsWinnipeg Blue Bombers1965-11-20
53rd Grey Cup
DateNovember 27, 1965
SiteExhibition Stadium, Toronto
ChampionsHamilton Tiger-Cats
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Canadian Football League team locations:
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West,
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East

The 1965 CFL season is considered to be the 12th season in modern-day Canadian football, although it is officially the eighth Canadian Football League season.

CFL News in 1965

The Canadian Football League commissioned an economic study of Canadian football and all its aspects. The Canadian Football League Players' Association was formed and had their first meetings on May 15 and 16 in Toronto.

Regular season standings

Final regular season standings

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

Western Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Calgary Stampeders 16 12 4 0 340 243 24
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 11 5 0 301 262 22
Saskatchewan Roughriders 16 8 7 1 276 277 17
BC Lions 16 6 9 1 286 273 13
Edmonton Eskimos 16 5 11 0 257 400 10
Eastern Football Conference
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 4 0 281 153 20
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 7 7 0 300 234 14
Montreal Alouettes 14 5 9 0 183 215 10
Toronto Argonauts 14 3 11 0 193 360 6

Grey Cup playoffs

Note: All dates in 1965

Conference Semi-Finals

Eastern Semi-Finals
Montreal Alouettes @ Ottawa Rough Riders
Date Away Home
November 6 Montreal Alouettes 7 Ottawa Rough Riders 36
Western Semi-Finals
Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Date Away Home
November 7 Saskatchewan Roughriders 9 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15

Conference Finals

Western-Finals
Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs Calgary Stampeders
Game Date Away Home
1 November 13 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 9 Calgary Stampeders 27
2 November 17 Calgary Stampeders 11 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15
3 November 20 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 19 Calgary Stampeders 12
Winnipeg wins the best of three series 2–1
Eastern Finals
Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa Rough Riders
Game Date Away Home
1 November 14 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 18 Ottawa Rough Riders 13
2 November 20 Ottawa Rough Riders 7 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17
Hamilton won 2 game total-point series 35–20

Playoff bracket

Division Semifinals Division Finals 53rd Grey Cup
E1 Hamilton Tiger Cats 35
(18+17)
E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 36 E2 Ottawa Rough Riders 20
(13+7)
E3 Montreal Alouettes 7 E1 Hamilton Tiger Cats 22
W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16
W1 Calgary Stampeders 1
(27,11,12)
W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 15 W2 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2
(9,15,19)
W3 Saskatchewan Roughriders 9

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Grey Cup Championship

November 27

53rd Annual Grey Cup Game: Exhibition StadiumToronto, Ontario

Western Champion Eastern Champion
Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 Hamilton Tiger-Cats 22
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are the 1965 Grey Cup Champions

CFL Leaders

1965 CFL All-Stars

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1965 Eastern All-Stars

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1965 Western All-Stars

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1965 CFL Awards

References

  1. ^ "1965".
  2. ^ "CFLapedia".