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The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 1956 Season

Season Summary

Team Roster and Stats

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1956 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 3 1 2 0 2 41 67 L2 1-2-0
Regular Season 16 10 6 0 20 353 272 W1 4-2-0
Home 8 7 1 0 14 223 110 W1 5-1-0
Visitor 8 3 5 0 6 130 162 L1 3-3-0

Full 1956 League Standings

Roughriders 1956 Opponent Appearances and Record

Opponent@ SSKSSK @
BC Lions (4)2-0-0 (2)1-1-0 (2)
Calgary Stampeders (4)2-0-0 (2)0-2-0 (2)
Edmonton Eskimos (4)1-1-0 (2)1-1-0 (2)
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (4)2-0-0 (2)1-1-0 (2)

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1956 Saskatchewan Roughriders Attendance

  • Capacity: 8,000
  • High: 15,517
  • Avg: 13,189 (Over 8 games)
  • Variance over 1955 Avg: +13,189.0
  • Low: 8,000
  • Sellouts: 8
  • % of Capacity: 164.87%
  • Variance from League Avg: +0

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Stadium

  • 1956 home stadium: Taylor Field
  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1958 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st2nd3rd4th
HVTHVTHVTHVT
Saskatchewan2614409847145424385572683
Opponent314374264672323264214162

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1956 Schedule

Week Game Date Time (PDT clock icon ) Result Attendance TV
Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union
A 1 Tue. July 31 SSK 27 @ HAM 12 W 12,000
2 Thu. Aug. 2 2:45 PM SSK 13 @ MTL 42 L 20,102
4 Fri. Aug. 3 SSK 1 @ OTT 13 L 10,000
Western Inter-provincial Football Union
1 6 Sat. Aug. 18 SSK 3 @ EDM 15 L 16,500
7 Mon. Aug. 20 SSK 9 @ BC 20 L 28,825
2 9 Sat. Aug. 25 WPG 16 @ SSK 28 W 13,000
3 13 Sat. Sept. 1 SSK 17 @ CGY 27 L 12,000
15 Mon. Sept. 3 BC 10 @ SSK 24 W 13,000
4 17 Sat. Sept. 8 EDM 4 @ SSK 31 W 13,500
19 Mon. Sept. 10 SSK 0 @ WPG 35 L 17,546
5 23 Mon. Sept. 17 7:00 PM CGY 1 @ SSK 18 W 14,000
6 25 Sat. Sept. 22 SSK 24 @ WPG 7 W 19,035
7 28 Sat. Sept. 29 BC 28 @ SSK 46 W 14,000
29 Mon. Oct. 1 SSK 33 @ EDM 7 W 20,000
8 34 Mon. Oct. 8 WPG 14 @ SSK 26 W 15,517
9 36 Sat. Oct. 13 EDM 37 @ SSK 17 L 14,500
10 39 Sat. Oct. 20 SSK 25 @ BC 22 W 18,239
41 Mon. Oct. 22 SSK 19 @ CGY 29 L 9,000
11 43 Sat. Oct. 27 CGY 0 @ SSK 33 W 8,000
Playoffs Week 1 45 Sat. Nov. 3 WPG 7 @ SSK 42 W 13,000
46 Mon. Nov. 5 SSK 8 @ WPG 19 L 13,348
Playoffs Week 2 47 Sat. Nov. 10 EDM 22 @ SSK 23 W 13,500
48 Mon. Nov. 12 SSK 12 @ EDM 20 L 19,000
49 Sat. Nov. 17 SSK 7 @ EDM 51 L 22,461

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