The Montreal Alouettes are Grey Cup champions for the first time since 2010 after defeating the heavily favoured Winnipeg Blue Bombers 28-24 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton on Sunday.

Quarterback Cody Fajardo threw for 290 yards and three touchdowns, including a 19-yard strike to Tyson Philpot to give the Alouettes the lead with 15 seconds to go.

Fajardo was named the game's Most Outstanding Player while Philpot, from Delta, BC, was named the top Canadian. Montreal won their last eight games in a row, including upset wins over Hamilton and Toronto in the playoffs to earn the franchise's eighth Grey Cup title.

U18 Broncos outscore Hounds 12-1 in weekend action

The Southwest Sports Excellence U18 AA Broncos swept a two-game set with the Notre Dame Hounds with a 6-1 win on Saturday and a 6-0 victory on Sunday. Dylan Gedny had a hat trick on Saturday and Carter Tuplin followed up with one of his own on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Full Line Ag U18 AA Wildcats blanked the Regina Rebels 2-0 in their only game of the weekend on Sunday. Sienna Watson and Janay Reich scored for the Wildcats and Jorja Imrie made 28 saves for the shutout.

In other AA action, the Pure Chem U15 Broncos beat Estevan 2-1 at home on Saturday, the SWT U13 Broncos beat Weyburn 8-2 on Saturday, the Graphic Edge U15 Wildcats beat Regina Rebels Black 2-1 and the WW Smith U13 Wildcats beat the Northeast Aces 4-1 and Regina Rebels Black 5-0 at home on the weekend.

In junior female hockey, the Southwest CMX Impact were shutout 8-0 by the Regina Rebels on Sunday in the Queen City.

Leafs edge Wild to wrap up Global Series

William Nylander scored the overtime winner as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in the final game of the NHL's Global Series at Avicii Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Morgan Reilly added a goal and two assists for the Leafs, who also picked up a win over the Red Wings in their other game of the series.

Three Canadian teams are in action tonight with Edmonton visiting Florida, Calgary travelling to Seattle and Vancouver hosting San Jose.

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