Football

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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.

Notes:

Source(s):

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


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