Edmonton Eskimos 17 @ Montreal Alouettes 9

Game Details

  • The 67th Grey Cup Championship
  • 95th Game of 1979
  • ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, QC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 65,113
    • Capacity: 66,308
  • Broadcasters:
    • CTV
    • CBC
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • David Green (RBMTL)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • Tom Cousineau (LBMTL)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Don Sweet (KMTL)

Montreal and Edmonton Matchups

1978 and 1979 Matchups
1978Week 13EDM 42 @ MTL 22
GCEDM 20 vs MTL 13
1979Week 14MTL 6 @ EDM 47
GCEDM 17 @ MTL 9

Alouettes record vs Eskimos
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1970 to 1979
  • at Montreal 1–2–0
  • at Edmonton 1–1–0
  • Montreal Total 2–3–0
All-time (through 1979)
  • at Montreal 1–4–0
  • at Edmonton 1–2–0
  • Montreal Total 2–6–0

Streaks as of Nov. 25, 1979
(Regular Season)

Alouettes streak at home vs Eskimos
Alouettes streak overall vs Eskimos


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Edmonton 7 0 10 0 17
Montreal 3 3 3 0 9
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Edmonton 7 7 17 17 17
Montreal 3 6 9 9 9

Edmonton coach: Hugh Campbell (W)
Montreal coach: Joe Scannella (L)

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

November 25th Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
1:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 8.7°C N (60°) at 4 km/h 69% 102.38 kPa
2:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 8.4°C N (90°) at 7 km/h 71% 102.31 kPa
3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 8.1°C N (60°) at 6 km/h 81% 102.31 kPa
4:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 7.2°C N (70°) at 7 km/h 84% 102.31 kPa
5:00 PM Cloudy 6.7°C N (30°) at 9 km/h 86% 102.24 kPa
6:00 PM Cloudy 6.9°C N (30°) at 13 km/h 90% 102.21 kPa

Conditions at Montreal/St-Hubert A (11.68 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Edmonton Eskimos 1979 Grey Cup Roster
59GBlanchard, Leo
64DEBoone, David Jr.
28DBButler, Gregg
39LBCrennel, Carl
26KCutler, Dave
55DEEstay, Ron
65DTFennell, Dave
37DBFraietta, Emilio
25RBGermany, Jim
69DTHentschel, York
13DBHighbaugh, Larry
29DBHollimon, Joe
53CHowes, Bob
8PIlesic, Hank
24DBJones, Ed “Too Small”
70WRKelly, Brian
42LBKepley, Dan
72WRKonihowski, John
15WRLang, Stu
7DBLavorato, Pete
56CMilian, Ted
1QBMoon, Warren
63GPothier, Hector
30LBPotter, Dale
23RBSantucci, Angelo
22WRScott, Tom
71WRSmith, Waddell
62G, TStevenson, Bill
20LBTowns, Tom
57GUpton, Eric
21RBWarrington, Don
12QBWilkinson, Tom
67TWilson, Mike

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.

Montreal Alouettes 1979 Grey Cup Roster
77DEAh You, Junior
79TEArakgi, Nick
12WRBaker, Keith
7QBBarnes, Joe
39LBBuono, Wally
16DBBurrow, Jim Jr.
17QBCalcagni, Ron
45LBCousineau, Tom
74TEDalla Riva, Peter
9DB, QBDattilio, Gerry
47LBFriesen, Jerry
22WRGaddis, Bob
27DBGelley, Steve
26RBGreen, David
76DEGregoire, Gabriel
44C, GHameluck, Mike
62LBHampton, Bill
18DBHarris, Dickie
75DLJudges, Gord
58GMangold, Roland
15DBMarshall, Jim
33HBMcMann, Chuck
30RBO'Leary, John
61G, TPayton, Doug
68DEPetruccio, Tony
66G, TPfohl, Larry
23DBProudfoot, Tony
53CSmith, Doug
36RBSmith, Larry
11KSweet, Don
8DBUteck, Larry
52GWatrin, Ray
64DTWeir, Glen

Note: Jersey numbers and positions listed are all numbers used and positions played for the whole season, but only players dressed for Grey Cup are shown.



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