Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 14 vs Hamilton Wildcats 23

Game Details

  • The 31st The Grey Cup
  • 32nd Game of 1943
  • Saturday, Nov. 27, 1943 2 PM EWT ( )
  • at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 16,423 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 16,000

Hamilton and Winnipeg Matchups

1942 and 1943 Matchups
1943GCWRCAFB 14 vs HAMWC 23

record vs
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1934 to 1943
  • at Hamilton 1–0–0
  • Hamilton Total 1–0–0
All-time (through 1943)
  • at Hamilton 1–0–0
  • Hamilton Total 1–0–0


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
RCAF Bombers 7 0 6 1 14
Wildcats 18 0 3 2 23
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
RCAF Bombers 7 7 13 14 14
Wildcats 18 18 21 23 23

RCAF Bombers coach: Reg “Red” Threlfall (L)
Wildcats coach: Brian Timmis (W)

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

November 27th Daily Weather Summary for Toronto, ON
ConditionMin. Temp.Max. Temp.Precip.
NA 1.1°C 3.9°C 0.0
Mostly Cloudy °C °C None
Mostly Cloudy °C °C None
Mostly Cloudy °C °C None
Mostly Cloudy °C °C None

Conditions at Toronto Agincourt (16.38 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Powered by Dark Sky. Estimated conditions at this location.

Winnipeg RCAF Bombers 1943 Grey Cup Roster
G, TAhoff, Ernie
EBerry, Dave
G, TBorder, Bert
HBBranigan, Andy
HBCapraru, Danny
EChikowski, Wally “Chic”
UDuncan, Ernie
EDurno, Don
HBGeller, Norm
QBGreenberg, Dave
QBLake, Johnny
HBLavitt, Sam
GLear, Les “Butch”
TLucid, Sylvester “Tiny”
TLudwig, Rube
FW, KMcCance, Ches
EMcFadyen, Cliff
UMiller, Gordon
GOlsen, Albert
HBQuinn, Brian
USheldon, Jim
GShields, George
CShore, Nate
HBSmith, Garney

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.


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