Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union 1955 Season

43rd Grey Cup Championship

Full 1955 Schedule and Results

1955 IRFU Regular Season Standings

IRFU
GP W L T PTS PF PA
MTL 12 9 3 0 18 388 214
HAM 12 8 4 0 16 271 193
TOR 12 4 8 0 8 239 328
OTT 12 3 9 0 6 174 337

Full 1955 Standings

League Scoring

19551954 +/-
Average Combined Score 44.67 10.49 +
Average Winning Score 31.38 6.34 +
Average Losing Score 13.35 4.03 +
Average Home Score 25.71 7.49 +
Average Visitor Score 18.96 2.99 +
Average Margin of Victory 18.08 2.19 +

Team Leaders

Offence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 MTL (12) 388 (32.33)
2 HAM (12) 271 (22.58)
3 TOR (12) 239 (19.92)
4 OTT (12) 174 (14.50)
Defence Rankings
Team (GP)
1 MTL (12) 388 (32.33)
2 HAM (12) 271 (22.58)
3 TOR (12) 239 (19.92)
4 OTT (12) 174 (14.50)

1955 IRFU Regular Season Attendance

More 1955 Attendance Numbers

1955 Player Awards

1955 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Pat Abbruzzi (MTL)
  • Lineman — Dewitt “Tex” Coulter (MTL)
  • Canadian Player — Normie Kwong (EDM)
1955 Other Awards
  • No other awards for 1955 in database.

1955 IRFU All-Star Team

Offense

QB Sam “The Rifle” Etcheverry MTL
HB Pat Abbruzzi MTL
HB Lou Kusserow HAM
HB Tom “The Bomb” Tracy OTT
FW Joey Pal MTL
E John “Red” O'Quinn, Jr. MTL
E Al Pfeifer TOR
C Tom Hugo, Jr. MTL
G Bill Albright TOR
G Herb Trawick MTL
T Dewitt “Tex” Coulter* MTL
T Billy Shipp TOR

Defense

DT Dewitt “Tex” Coulter MTL
DT Billy Shipp TOR
DE Douglas McNichol MTL
DE Pete Neumann HAM
DG Eddie Bevan HAM
DG Vince Scott HAM
SEC Frank Dempsey OTT
SEC Tom Hugo, Jr. MTL
DHB Lou Kusserow HAM
DHB Hal “Prince” Patterson MTL
DHB Avatus Stone OTT
S Johnny Fedosoff HAM

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1955 IRFU Amateur Draft

PickTeam[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
First Round
1 OTT Gino Fracas (HB) Western Ontario
2 TOR Alex Macklin (T) Toronto
3 HAM Don Getty, Sr. (FW) Western Ontario
4 MTL Ernie Darragh (FB) McMaster

Complete 1955 IRFU Amateur Draft Selections