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Adam Sinagra leads Dinos past Carabins for 1st Vanier Cup title since 1995

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Fourth-year quarterback Adam Sinagra led the Calgary Dinos to a 27-13 win over the Montreal Carabins for the Vanier Cup on Saturday.

Vanier Cup matchup a battle of elite heavyweights

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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The 2019 Vanier Cup features a heavyweight matchup. The University of Calgary and University of Montreal are elite calibre finalists. 

Calgary Dinos’ QB Adam Sinagra set out to end U Sports career with Vanier Cup title

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Dinos quarterback Adam Sinagra has been on a mission since his last visit to Quebec City one year ago.

Montreal’s Louis-Philippe Simoneau kicks aside cancer en route to Vanier Cup

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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When Louis-Philippe Simoneau was diagnosed with aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in February, getting back on the gridiron was an immediate priority.

Vanier Cup dominance shows how big football is in la belle province: Russell

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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The Vanier Cup has been dominated by French language institutions over the last two decades and as Scott Russell writes, that's due to a proliferation of high school and community college teams across the vast geography of Quebec. According to former Mount Allison star Eric Lapointe, everybody is playing "our beautiful game" in la belle province.

Western QB Chris Merchant named top Canadian university football player

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant has been named the top player in Canadian university football this year. Merchant captured the Hec Crighton Trophy on Thursday night at the U Sports football awards.

CFL commissioner working to bring Vanier Cup back to Grey Cup week

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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The Vanier Cup will become part of Grey Cup again if the CFL commissioner gets his way. Incorporating the Canadian university football championship into Grey Cup week is high on Randy Ambrosie's to-do list.

Watch the Vanier Cup press conference

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Watch live Thursday at 9:30 a.m. ET as members of the Calgary Dinos and Montreal Carabins speak to the media ahead of Saturday’s Vanier Cup in Quebec City.

Watch the 2019 Vanier Cup: Calgary vs. Montreal

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Watch live coverage of the Vanier Cup final between the Calgary Dinos and the Carabins de Montreal beginning on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET.

CFL ties run deep for Vanier Cup combatants

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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The Calgary Dinos will play the Montreal Carabins for the Vanier Cup this Saturday at TELUS-Université Laval Stadium in Quebec City, and there are strong connections to the Canadian Football League on both sidelines.