Ontario's powerhouse university football programs will battle for Yates Cup bragging rights next weekend.

Western defeated Guelph 33-12 in OUA semifinal play Saturday, while Queen's beat Ottawa 32-15.

Queen's finished the regular season 6-0 before pounding Carleton 41-14 on Nov. 6. Western was 5-1 before downing Waterloo 51-24 the same day to advance.

In other Canadian university football action Saturday, Bishop's beat Mount Allison 23-5 and St. FX got past Acadia 27-22 in Atlantic University Sport action. The winners will meet in the Loney Bowl final next week.

Saskatchewan beat UBC 39-17 in one Canada West semifinal, while Manitoba thumped Alberta 43-17 in the other semifinal – they will face off in the Hardy Cup final.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 13, 2021.