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The McGill Redmen Football team will take part in an playoff game this weekend for the first time 2006. But even the team admits, they are lucky to be there.

Both the Bishop’s Gaiters and the Concordia Stingers had to forfeit games after using ineligible players. It created a ‘perfect storm’ in the RSEQ standings and vaulted McGill into 4th place.

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This aired for CBC Daybreak Montreal on October 31, 2012

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The Laval Rouge et Or haven’t lost a game in Quebec City in more than 8 years. But the 53 game home winning streak will face a major test this Sunday when the Université de Montréal Carabins come to town.

Coming into the game both teams are undefeated and in the National rankings they are neck-and-neck.

Click on the photo to watch the preview of the Laval v Montreal game which aired on October 4, 2012

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McGill’s move to explore its option to break up with the Quebec university football conference in favor of playing in Ontario shouldn’t come at a surprise. But if the RSEQ can’t reconcile situation the entire conference will sit at the brink of a collapse.

The executive director of sports and recreation for McGill, Drew Love, said the move is about shifting McGill into a situation where they’d be once again playing against their traditional rivals such as Queens, U of T and Western. But, really this is about money and a fundamental difference between how the french schools (Laval, University of Montreal and Sherbrooke) and the English schools (McGill, Concordia and Bishops) run their football programs.

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This aired for CBC Daybreak Montreal on May 18, 2012 

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Patrick Lavoie was confident he was going to be selected at some point in Thursday’s CFL Draft but he never expected he’d be taken by the Montreal Alouettes.

The Als GM Jim Popp says he’s happy with what he got out of this year’s draft.

I sat down with Mike on to talk about the draft and about what it meant for Lavoie to be selected by his home town team.

This aired for CBC Daybreak Montreal on May 4, 2012

MONTREAL ALOUETTES 2012 DRAFT SUMMARY

11th – Patrick Lavoie RB Laval

18th – Bo Adebayo DL Western Kentucky

26th – Lance Milton DB UBC

34th – Bryn Roy LB Texas A&M Commerce

42nd – Keynan Parker DB Oregon State

44th – Ryan White OL Bishops

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