Is Moncton, New Brunswick a viable option for CFL expansion?

by Derek Williams 28. September 2010 12:23

Good article by Dave Naylor of TSN:

There's almost no one who doesn't want to see the Canadian Football League expand to Atlantic Canada.

Not fans in any of the CFL's existing eight cities, not the league head office in Toronto and certainly not the folks in New Brunswick, PEI and Nova Scotia who snapped up 20,000 tickets for Sunday's game between the Toronto Argonauts and the Edmonton Eskimos in about 30 hours back in the spring.

What the CFL has proven so far is that it's possible to stage a neutral site CFL game in Atlantic Canada and make it a roaring success. But the question on everyone's mind this weekend is 'could this city and this region support its own team?'

Read the rest here.

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