Edmonton Eskimos 26 vs Ottawa Rough Riders 23

Game Details

  • The 69th Grey Cup Championship
  • 95th Game of 1981
  • ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, QC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 53,307
    • Capacity: 66,308
  • Broadcasters:
    • CTV
    • CBC
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • J.C. Watts, Jr. (QBOTT)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • John Glassford (LBOTT)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Neil Lumsden (RBEDM)

Ottawa and Edmonton Matchups

1980 and 1981 Matchups
1980Week BEDM 25 @ OTT 13
Week 8OTT 20 @ EDM 45
1981Week 1EDM 47 @ OTT 21
Week 15OTT 6 @ EDM 24
GCEDM 26 vs OTT 23

Rough Riders record vs Eskimos
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1972 to 1981
  • at Ottawa 1–1–0
  • Ottawa Total 1–1–0
All-time (through 1981)
  • at Ottawa 1–1–0
  • at Edmonton 1–0–0
  • Ottawa Total 2–1–0

Streaks as of Nov. 22, 1981
(Regular Season)

Rough Riders streak at home vs Eskimos
Rough Riders streak overall vs Eskimos

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Edmonton 0 1 14 11 26
Ottawa 13 7 0 3 23
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Edmonton 0 1 15 26 26
Ottawa 13 20 20 23 23

Edmonton coach: Hugh Campbell (W)
Ottawa coach: George Brancato (L)

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

November 22nd Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
1:00 PM Cloudy -0.2°C NNE (260°) at 30 km/h 77% 100.11 kPa
2:00 PM Cloudy -0.2°C NNE (260°) at 33 km/h 76% 100.15 kPa
3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.3°C NNE (270°) at 30 km/h 75% 100.21 kPa
4:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.5°C NNE (260°) at 28 km/h 75% 100.25 kPa
5:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.7°C NNE (260°) at 26 km/h 80% 100.32 kPa
6:00 PM Cloudy -0.8°C NNE (260°) at 24 km/h 80% 100.38 kPa

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

Edmonton Eskimos 1981 Grey Cup Roster
JerseyPosName
59GBlanchard, Leo
64DEBoone, David Jr.
26KCutler, Dave
27WRCyncar, Marco
55DEEstay, Ron
65DLFennell, Dave
37DBFraietta, Emilio
77WRFryer, Brian
25RBGermany, Jim
28DBHayes, Gary
12DBHighbaugh, Larry
29DBHollimon, Joe
53CHowes, Bob
8PIlesic, Hank
24DBJones, Ed “Too Small”
58DLKearns, Dan
70WRKelly, Brian
42LBKepley, Dan
15WRLang, Stu
7LBLavorato, Pete
32RBLumsden, Neil
75LBManchuk, Bill
18DBMcLeod, Michael
56OLMilian, Ted
1QBMoon, Warren
40DEParker, James “Quick”
63GPothier, Hector
30LBPotter, Dale
23RBSantucci, Angelo
22SBScott, Tom
62GStevenson, Bill
20LBTowns, Tom
57OLUpton, Eric
12QBWilkinson, Tom

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.

Ottawa Rough Riders 1981 Grey Cup Roster
JerseyPosName
18WRAvery, Jeff
74TEBeckstead, Ian
68GBelcher, Val
7DBBrazley, Carl
30DBBrune, Larry
20DBCook, Gary
22DBCook, Glenn
77TEGabriel, Tony
76LBGlassford, John
15DBHardee, Billy Jr.
64CHook, Tim
59TInglis, Malcolm
3WRKirk, Kelvin
66DLMarshall, Greg
43LBMitchell, William
71WR, KOrgan, Gerry
24TEPark, John
67OLPhillips, Rudy
17RBPhilp, Mark
73DEPiaskoski, Jim
26RBPlatt, Sam
50TPowell, Kevin
79DTRaines, Mike
32RBReid, Jim
61DESeymour, Doug
75LBSowieta, Rick
2QBStarkey, Kevin
65GStaub, Pat
14RBStoqua, Pat
27DBSutton, Jon
33WRTaylor, Joe
55CTittley, Larry
51DTWard, Ian
6QBWatts, J.C. Jr.

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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