BC Lions 8 @ Edmonton Eskimos 40

Game Details

  • Week 11
  • 42nd Game of Regular Season (60th Overall)
  • Sunday, Sept. 16, 1979 4:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, AB
    • Surface: Natural Grass
    • Attendance: 42,776 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 42,500
  • Broadcaster:
    • CBCW

Edmonton and BC Matchups

1978 and 1979 Matchups
1978Week DBC 1 @ EDM 46
Week 8BC 10 @ EDM 18
Week 14BC 15 @ EDM 3
Week 18EDM 11 @ BC 33
1979Week ABC 32 @ EDM 27
Week 5EDM 14 @ BC 14
Week 11BC 8 @ EDM 40
Week 18EDM 25 @ BC 17

Eskimos record vs Lions
(Regular Season)

Last decade 1970 to 1979
  • at Edmonton 10–4–1
  • at BC 8–5–2
  • Edmonton Total 18–9–3
All-time (through 1979)
  • at Edmonton 29–12–1
  • at BC 25–15–3
  • Edmonton Total 54–27–4

Streaks as of Sept. 16, 1979
(Regular Season)

Eskimos streak at home vs Lions
Eskimos streak overall vs Lions

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
BC 1 0 0 7 8
Edmonton 7 7 8 18 40

BC coach: Vic Rapp (L)
Edmonton coach: Hugh Campbell (W)

BC (7-2-1) Next vs Toronto Sep 23
Edmonton (8-0-2) Next @ Hamilton Sep 23

Game Time Weather in Edmonton, AB

September 16th Hourly Weather Summary for Edmonton
Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
2:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 17.0°C NNE (280°) at 13 km/h 48% 93.17 kPa
3:00 PM Mainly Clear 17.4°C NNE (280°) at 15 km/h 52% 93.17 kPa
4:00 PM Mainly Clear 19.2°C NNE (290°) at 28 km/h 39% 93.24 kPa
5:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 18.5°C NNE (310°) at 46 km/h 36% 93.33 kPa
6:00 PM Mainly Clear 16.5°C NNE (290°) at 24 km/h 43% 93.46 kPa

Conditions at Edmonton City Centre A (4.09 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Credits

Sources

  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)

Contributors

  • Steve Daniel/CFL

Notices

  • Data is verified (Data Complete)