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“It changed my life. I will be forever indebted to the club.”

August 7, 2023 | Ed Tait
All this years later, James Murphy still marvels at how it all unfolded, how the stars and moons aligned to deliver him to Winnipeg and what would become a hall of fame career with the Blue ...

Joe Poplawski Next Ring of Honour Inductee

September 21, 2022 | Ed Tait
Joe Poplawski’s name has long been synonymous with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ success in the late 1970s and 1980s, and he has for decades been considered one of this city’s finest ...

Joe Poplawski to be inducted into Blue Bombers Ring of Honour

September 21, 2022 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., September 21, 2022 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are pleased to announce Joe Poplawski has been selected as the 14th inductee to the Ring of Honour at IG Field. “This is pretty darn ...

What makes Bob so special

November 25, 2021 | Ed Tait
Bob Irving was comfortably settled into a corner of the visiting radio broadcast booth at McMahon Stadium in Calgary last Saturday night, just a few feet to the left of analyst Doug Brown. His ...

Bob Irving to be inducted into Ring of Honour at IG Field prior to Western Final

November 25, 2021 | Staff
WINNIPEG, MB., November 25, 2021 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Bob Irving as the 13th inductee to the Ring of Honour at IG Field. The long-time play-by-play voice of the Blue Bombers ...

“It’s luck, it really is.” | Bob Cameron inducted into Ring of Honour

September 13, 2019 | Ed Tait
The list of accolades on Bob Cameron’s football resumé is as long as it is impressive. To wit, he remains the Canadian Football League’s ‘Iron Man’, having played in more consecutive games than ...

Ring of Honour Inductee | Fritz Hanson

September 18, 2018 | Ed Tait
They called him ‘Twinkletoes’, the ‘Perham Flash’ and the ‘Golden Ghost’, and every nickname just seemed to perfectly describe his enthralling skillset. Melvin ‘Fritz’ Hanson was the first ...

Jack Jacobs | Ring of Honour Inductee

July 10, 2017 | Ed Tait
There’s no sin worse in professional sports than to be losing and boring at the same time. Sadly, this was the fate of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the late 1940s as the club struggled to a 3-9 ...

Jack Jacobs 10th Inductee to the IBAM Ring of Honour

July 10, 2017 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., July 10, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Jack Jacobs as the tenth inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at ...

The Doug Brown Story

October 18, 2016 | Ed Tait
The first thing anyone in football noticed about Doug Brown was always the obvious: his 6-foot-8 frame and his long arms forever had coaches drooling about his potential. So yes, genetics gave ...

Doug Brown Final 2016 Ring of Honour Inductee

October 18, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., Oct. 18, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Doug Brown as the ninth and final inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at ...

The Herb Gray Story

October 3, 2016 | Ed Tait
Herb Gray carved out a hall-of-fame football career during his days with the University of Texas and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, so much so that just about every superlative imaginable has been ...

Herb Gray To Be Inducted Into Ring Of Honour

October 3, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., October 3, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Herb Gray as the eighth inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at ...

The Bud Grant Story

September 26, 2016 | Ed Tait
Bud Grant is on the line and, at age 89, is still sounding sharp, still spinning tales, and still so full of life. As Grant is to become the latest addition to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Ring of ...

Bud Grant to be inducted into Ring of Honour

September 26, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., September 26, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Bud Grant as the seventh inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at ...

The Leo Lewis Story

September 14, 2016 | Ed Tait
His legend lives to this day through still photos, hall of fame video clips from his 12 years with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and from those old enough – and fortunate enough – to have seen ...

Leo Lewis Next Ring of Honour Inductee

September 14, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., Sept. 14, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Leo Lewis as the sixth inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at Investors ...

The Dieter Brock Story

September 7, 2016 | Ed Tait
He was nicknamed ‘The Birmingham Rifle’ and if you saw him unleash deep throws or whistle quick outs, it was clear the moniker more than fit. ‘The Birmingham Howitzer’ would have worked. Ditto ...

Dieter Brock to be inducted into Ring of Honour

September 7, 2016 | Rhéanne M.
WINNIPEG, MB., September 7, 2016 –   The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Dieter Brock as the fifth inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at ...

The Milt Stegall Story

July 29, 2016 | Ed Tait
He really needs no introduction in these parts. He is sporting royalty in Winnipeg and among the greatest to ever pull on a Blue Bomber uniform. He is such an icon, such a legend, that he is ...
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