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Date(s) of occurrence: 1946- ?

Previous/other names: Canadian Football, Red Bombers

History: In 1946, Canadian Football was introduced to the UNB campus as part of the physical fitness program. Interest quickly developed and hopes grew of forming a league. The first official team was formed in 1950 and by 1951, UNB was entered in it’s first year of intercollegiate play. The team soon became known as the Red Bombers.



  • the Brunswickan, vol 66, no. 2
  • Up the Hill, 1950
  • Up the Hill, 1951
  • Up the Hill, 1953

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