Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union 1954 Season

42nd Grey Cup Championship

Full 1954 Schedule and Results

1954 IRFU Regular Season Standings

IRFU
GP W L T PTS PF PA
MTL 14 11 3 0 22 341 148
HAM 14 9 5 0 18 275 207
TOR 14 6 8 0 12 212 265
OTT 14 2 12 0 4 129 337

Full 1954 Standings

League Scoring

19541953 +/-
Average Combined Score 34.18 0.07 -
Average Winning Score 25.04 2.07 +
Average Losing Score 9.32 2.09 -
Average Home Score 18.21 0.25 -
Average Visitor Score 15.96 0.18 +
Average Margin of Victory 15.89 4.21 +

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 MTL (14) 341 (24.36)
2 HAM (14) 275 (19.64)
3 TOR (14) 212 (15.14)
4 OTT (14) 129 (9.21)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 MTL (14) 341 (24.36)
2 HAM (14) 275 (19.64)
3 TOR (14) 212 (15.14)
4 OTT (14) 129 (9.21)

1954 IRFU Regular Season Attendance

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1954 Player Awards

1954 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Sam “The Rifle” Etcheverry (MTL)
  • Canadian Player — Gerry James (WPG)
1954 Other Awards
  • No other awards for 1954 in database.

1954 IRFU All-Star Team

Offense

QB Sam “The Rifle” Etcheverry MTL
HB Bernie Custis HAM
HB Alex Webster MTL
HB Gene Wilson TOR
FW Joey Pal MTL
E John “Red” O'Quinn, Jr. MTL
E Ray Ramsey HAM
C Tom Hugo, Jr. MTL
G Ray Cicia MTL
G Herb Trawick MTL
T Dewitt “Tex” Coulter MTL
T Vince Mazza HAM

Defense

DT Dewitt “Tex” Coulter MTL
DT Jim Staton, Jr. MTL
DE Douglas McNichol MTL
DE Pete Neumann HAM
DG Eddie Bevan HAM
DG Vince Scott HAM
LB Don “Red” Ettinger HAM
LB Tom Hugo, Jr. MTL
DB Billy Cross TOR
DB Lou Kusserow HAM
DB Bill McFarlane TOR
DB Hal “Prince” Patterson MTL

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1954 IRFU Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 TOR Bill McFarlane (HB) Toronto
2 OTT George Klein (HB) McGill
3 TOR [MTL] Don Mattason (G) Toronto
4 HAM Steve Oneschuk (HB) Toronto

Complete 1954 IRFU Amateur Draft Selections