2019 EUROPEAN PLAYER DRAFT TAKES PLACE THURSDAY

2019 EUROPEAN PLAYER DRAFT TAKES PLACE THURSDAY

CFL to host conference call with top selections

TORONTO (April 9, 2019) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) will host a one-round draft for European players on Thursday, April 11 at 1 p.m. ET. Teams will make their selections from eligible players who participated in the CFL Combine presented by New Era.

There will be a media call with the top three selections at 2 p.m. ET. 

CALL WITH TOP EUROPEAN DRAFT PICKS INFORMATION

What

Call with top three selections in the European Draft 

When

Thursday, April 11, 2019
2:00 p.m. ET

Call-In Number

416.340.2217 / 1.800.806.5484

Passcode

1835786#


Following a weighted draft with all nine CFL clubs, the draft order for the European player draft is as follows:

  1. Hamilton Tiger-Cats
  2. Winnipeg Blue Bombers
  3. Montreal Alouettes 
  4. Edmonton Eskimos
  5. Toronto Argonauts
  6. Saskatchewan Roughriders
  7. BC Lions
  8. Ottawa REDBLACKS
  9. Calgary Stampeders

This marks the second draft the CFL has conducted in 2019 involving ‘global’ players, the first taking place in Mexico on January 14. 

Fans can follow along CFL.ca’s draft tracker followed by extensive analysis and reaction following the completion of the draft.

To review the ‘global’ player testing result from combine, click here.

The 2019 CFL Draft takes place on May 2, followed by training camps which are set to open on May 19. The 2019 season begins on June 13 when the Saskatchewan Roughriders face off against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Fans can stay up to date on all the non-stop action at CFL.ca, follow the 2019 season from around the world, and join us at a game. The 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on Sunday, November 24.

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Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs, Canadian Football League
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