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Robbie wrote:Taken from:
http://www.bclions.com/index.php?module ... &nid=20426
The reigning Grey Cup champion BC Lions Football Club is pleased to announce that voting for the clubÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬ËœMost Popular PlayerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ of the 2007 season has begun on bclions.com.
The Bobby Bourne Memorial Trophy has been presented annually since 1955 in recognition of the BC LionsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Ã¢â‚¬ËœMost Popular PlayerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ and is the only honour selected entirely by Lions fans. The winner for the 2007 season will be announced during the clubÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s final regular season home game versus the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday, November 3rd.
Fans are encouraged to cast their vote for the 2007 BC Lions Ã¢â‚¬ËœMost Popular PlayerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ by visiting bclions.com and following the link. Nominations will be accepted until Wednesday, October 31st at 5:00 pm.
You have until Halloween to cast your vote:
And just to clarify things:
1. No, I do not have a picture of the Bobby Bourne Memorial Trophy.
2. There was a Bobby Bourne hockey player who played for the New York Islanders in the 1970's and 1980's, but I'm not sure if this trophy is named for him. I don't think it is because it doesn't make sense to name a football trophy after a hockey player, and if it was awarded since 1955, I don't think the Bobby Bourne hockey player was famous enough to have a trophy named after him back then.
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