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The WIFU and the IRFU suspended operations for the duration of World War II.
In late August, the Winnipeg Rugby Club (aka Blue Bombers) suspended operations for the 1944 season. The team loaned its equipment to local high schools.
The Regina Roughriders disbanded in early October. Unlike the previous season, the 1944 Roughriders did not have servicemen available to the team. Regular practices were conducted but the team gave up on the season when they failed to recruit enough civilian men to field a team.
Note: GP = Games Played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, Pts = Points
Western Interprovincial Football UnionNO LEAGUE PLAY
Interprovincial Rugby Football UnionNO LEAGUE PLAY
Bold text means that they have clinched the playoffs.
Navy and Armed Services playoffsThe Navy playoffs did not affect the Grey Cup playoffs. The Grey Cup was played between the ORFU winners (Hamilton) and the QRFU winners (St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy) despite the Toronto Navy team beating the QRFU champions. The OSFL did not participate in the Grey Cup playoffs.
Bombers won the total-point series by 26-12. The MISRL did not compete for the Grey Cup.
Hamilton will play the St. Hyacinthe-Donnacona Navy in the Grey Cup.
NOTE: During this time most players played both ways, so the All-Star selections do not distinguish between some offensive and defensive positions.Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy (IRFU MVP) – no award given due to World War II
Imperial Oil Trophy (ORFU MVP) - Joe Krol - Hamilton Wildcats