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When Stu Lang retired from the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 1981, he never intended to take up coaching.
While no shovels have hit the ground yet, the University is optimistic they’ll build the new Richardson Stadium without any negative impact on Gaels football.
Queen’s Board of Trustees has approved the multi-million dollar revitalization of Richardson Stadium, the University announced today.
Ranking the fall Varsity teams
While they weren’t expected to return to the Yates Cup this year, missing the post-season was a definite disappointment for the football team.
The Gaels played spoiler against the Carleton Ravens in their final game of the 2014 season.
The Gaels salvaged some pride out of a frustrating season on Saturday, crushing the visiting York Lions 57-10.
An all-around dominant display made for a large margin of victory at Homecoming.
Though it was too late to salvage their playoff hopes, the Gaels earned their first win of the 2014 season last Saturday.
For one month a year, another colour joins the Queen’s trifecta of red, blue and gold.
Against an undefeated team that had beaten its previous three opponents by an average of 44 points, the winless Gaels came up just short.
Losing to the McMaster Marauders tomorrow would drop Gaels football to their worst start since 2000.
With their young squad struggling through a winless stretch, Queen’s football has looked to a pair of veterans for leadership.
Queen’s football was on the wrong side of history in their 66-0 loss to Guelph on Saturday.
When Queen’s football faces a familiar foe on the road tomorrow, it’ll be with their playoff chances at stake.
There’s a parity problem in OUA football and not much can be done about it.
A disheartening loss to an archrival dropped the Gaels to 0-3 on the season on Saturday.
Offensive struggles and missed opportunities doomed the Gaels at Richardson Stadium on Saturday.
Saturday’s rematch of the 2013 Yates Cup will be the highlight of the Gaels’ regular season schedule.
Pat Sheahan’s been on both sides of Richardson Stadium’s home-field advantage.
Queen’s Athletics announced Wednesday that Gaels football will forfeit their first two games of the OUA season after dressing an academically ineligible player.
Queen's Athletics announced Wednesday that Gaels football will forfeit their first two games of the OUA season after dressing an academically ineligible player.
A fourth-quarter collapse snapped the Gaels’ 14-game winning streak at Richardson Stadium.
A fourth-quarter collapse stole a win away from the Gaels in today’s home opener.
A strong start and a fantastic finish was what it took for the Gaels to earn a hard-fought road win over the Windsor Lancers in week one of OUA football action.
Previewing Queen's 2014 fall seasons.
Of the four Gaels selected in May’s CFL’s draft, two have found steady homes on professional rosters.
Stu Lang’s gift was just the first step towards Queen’s new stadium.
Recruits, coaching changes and OUA basketball.
A year after no Queen’s players were taken in the CFL Draft, four Gaels are on their way to the big show.
The road to the 2014 CFL draft will heat up this weekend for two top Gaels prospects.
Former Gael Justin Chapdelaine is on his way to the pros.
Queen’s football has signed its first recruit of 2014.
Queen’s football is facing the bittersweet departure of a key member of its coaching staff.
Ranking the fall varsity teams.
For a season that ended in a championship blowout, Queen’s 2013 football campaign was still entertaining and a general success.
With a chance to win their first Yates Cup since 2009, Queen’s fell flat in the OUA championship.
After graduating high school, Jesse Andrews didn’t want to play university football.
Four years after their last Yates Cup appearance, Queen’s will again face off against the archrival Western Mustangs in the OUA championship game.
Gaels football is Yates Cup-bound after defeating the Guelph Gryphons 34-17 in the OUA semi-finals.
The location has changed since last year, but the stakes are the same.
The Gaels slayed the beast on Saturday, defeating the Guelph Gryphons 37-23 in their final game of regular season football.
Queen’s took care of business in their second Homecoming game, closing out the regular season with a statement win.
This weekend’s Homecoming football game against the Guelph Gryphons won’t only offer the Gaels a chance at a bye, but a shot at redemption.
Our apathetic student body hinders athletics programs at Queen’s.
The wolf and the shark unite at Richardson Stadium.
On Homecoming weekend, Queen’s completed a furious comeback on a crazy, but heads-up play in overtime.
In a game plagued by mistakes, it took the craziest play of the day for Queen’s to put Laurier away.
Five years and one week since Queen’s last reunion game, Richardson Stadium will once again be full for Homecoming.
As Queen’s pushes for a Yates Cup on the football field, campus broadcasters are expanding their coverage on the sidelines.
A slow start and lack of red zone production ultimately proved the Gaels’ downfall in their first loss of the season.
It’s said defence wins championships, but a little offensive consistency doesn’t hurt either.
Bad weather in the nation’s capital didn’t stop Queen’s from remaining undefeated this season.
A complete team win against a pesky opponent leaves Queen’s at 3-0 and tied for first in the OUA.
Gauging Queen's competition for the 2013 Yates Cup.
Previewing Queen's 2013 fall seasons.
It wasn’t pretty, but Queen’s finally beat the defending Yates Cup champions — with massive help from their defence.
Richardson Stadium’s safety issues will be resolved in time for football season – at the cost of over a thousand lost seats.
Former Queen’s players have made a name for themselves in pro football — especially in Saskatchewan.
Three Queen’s teams announced the arrival of new recruits in May, with each program harbouring different hopes for the upcoming season.
Men's rugby and football highlighted this year's list of memorable Gaels moments.
The road to peak conditioning doesn’t end with the final repetition at the gym.
It starts in a dark room.
Queen’s athletes can’t cross over like they used to: it has to be one sport or the other.
Ranking Queen's fall varsity teams.
Trailing by 22 points to start the fourth quarter last Saturday, Guelph fought back from the brink of elimination.
A faultless performance has Queen’s positioned for a shot at revenge.
Illustrating the Gaels' fall playoff picture.
Queen’s final regular season win may have come with severe repercussions.
For nearly two full quarters on Saturday, Queen’s was on the verge of locking down second place in the OUA. Then it all fell apart.
Queen’s has set the stage for a pivotal matchup with the Guelph Gryphons tomorrow.
Queen’s nearly choked away a substantial lead, barely hanging on to beat the winless Ottawa Gee-Gees 32-25 on Saturday.
What a difference a year makes.
Billy McPhee thinks Queen’s can do better.
Queen’s 45th all-time victory over Western was hardly a classic, but the Gaels managed to pass their first test of the 2012 season.
North America’s most prosperous sports league is on Queen’s campus for four days, but they’re not exactly out there.
Queen’s and Western are separated by just one spot in the national football rankings. Tomorrow, they’ll face off at Richardson Stadium — and in doing so, set the tone for the 2012 season.
Billy McPhee enjoyed the best game of his CIS career in Queen’s 42-16 win over the Laurier Golden Hawks on Saturday night.
The Journal examines each Gaels fall varsity team.
Queen’s secured a predictable victory on Monday, defeating the York Lions 48-13.
Rookie kicker Dillon Wamsley shone in his CIS debut, as the Queen’s Gaels defeated the McGill Redmen 23-9 on Sunday, in an exhibition game at Richardson Stadium.
Canadian football fans were treated to a rare sight at Queen’s West Campus earlier in July.
Just six years after playing his first football game, Gaels wide receiver Giovanni Aprile could be on his way to the pros.
Four Gaels attended the Canadian Football League’s evaluation camp at the University of Toronto last weekend.
Pat Sheahan’s office at the ARC is covered with photos of different football players he’s coached in his 12 seasons at Queen’s. Every year, 75 to 100 high school prospects visit that office before deciding whether to come to Queen’s. Only 25 to 30 of them will be at the ...
Former Queen’s football coach Ryan Sheahan starts a job with the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats today after signing a one-year deal to become the team’s running backs coach.
The Gaels were outclassed by the McMaster Marauders on Saturday in Hamilton, losing 40-13 in the OUA semifinal
No one outside of the football team knows if quarterback Billy McPhee will start in tomorrow’s OUA semifinal against the McMaster Marauders. “There’s a chance [he’ll play], but he hasn’t been green-lighted yet,” head coach Pat Sheahan said at the team’s Thursday press conference. “He’s still doubtful for the weekend.”
The football team will follow its usual routine in tomorrow’s OUA semifinal — right up to the pre-game prayer. “Coach [Pat] Sheahan has the belief that you shouldn’t pray to win a game,” Father Raymond de Souza said. “So I don’t pray for a victory directly.”
The nationally-ranked Western Mustangs were undefeated before they came to Kingston on Saturday. But the Gaels won 37-0 in front of a crowd of 5,185 at Richardson Stadium to extend their winning streak to six games.
The Western Mustangs head coach says he won’t field many of his starters in tomorrow’s game against the Gaels.
The football team extended its winning streak to four games with a 27-14 road win over the Windsor Lancers on Saturday night. The win moves the Gaels to a 4-2 record, pulling them into a three-way tie for third place in the OUA with the Lancers and the Ottawa Gee-Gees.
The football team escaped Toronto with a narrow 13-6 win over the University of Toronto Varsity Blues on Friday.
Gaels beat Varsity Blues 13-6 in Toronto
The football team extended a 40-year winning streak against the York Lions with a 63-3 win in Toronto on Saturday. It was the Gaels’ 14th straight win against the Lions.
Saturday’s game was impressive, but fans shouldn’t get excited until the Gaels beat a better team.
The Queen’s offence registered only eight points in their first two games, but exploded for seven touchdowns against the Golden Hawks.
Since 2005, Queen’s Athletics has submitted a scheduling request for a home football game to coincide with Homecoming (or Fauxcoming) weekend. This year, they didn’t.
Billy McPhee has to perform better for the Gaels to win in Ottawa on Saturday.
The Cincinnati Bengals are keeping Matt O’Donnell. The NFL team announced Sunday that the former Gaels lineman would join their practice squad for the upcoming season.
The Journal’s sports editors examine the seven varsity teams that take the field this fall.
Former Queen's football player Matt O'Donnell signs with the Cincinnati Bengals. O'Donnell was drafted by Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders in May, but he skipped the team's training camp to pursue other options.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have wrapped up their preseason schedule without former Gael Matt O’Donnell.
For the second consecutive season, the Queen’s football team will have a new starting quarterback.
For the second consecutive year, the Saskatchewan Roughriders chose a Queen’s player in the CFL entry draft.
It’s amazing how much the word “hate” gets thrown around when talking about the NFL. Super Bowl XLIV — the game’s most recent instalment, played last Sunday in Glendale, Arizona — might as well have been dubbed the “Hate Bowl”. It’s hard to find two teams who get more animosity ...
Championship Sunday is an annual tradition for many NFL fans. Just four teams remain and two games are played back-to-back, with the winners of each conference advancing to the Super Bowl. It doesn’t get much more exciting than that. Quarterback, as always, is the most crucial position on the field ...
The sights and sounds of the Queen's Gaels' Vanier Cup victory over the University of Calgary Dinos Saturday Nov. 28th, 2009 at Laval University. Video by Tyler Ball with stills from Christine Blais and Tyler Ball Music: Justice - Phantom Pt. II