There is NO truth to the rumour...

...that Burlington's Jake Ireland was cut by the Hamilton Flying Wildcats in 1949, became a referee and has been 'out to get' the Tiger Cats ever since.

It was actually the Hamilton Tigers and 1929.

See actual photo of Jake's Tryout:

[url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:The_Tigers_of_Hamilton_football_team.jpg]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:The_ ... l_team.jpg[/url]

Or that he recently had lots of trouble with LASIK.