Edmonton Eskimos 26 vs Ottawa Rough Riders 23

Game Details

  • The 69th The Grey Cup
  • 95th Game of 1981
  • Sunday, Nov. 22, 1981 1:30 PM EST ( )
  • (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 (Regular Season)

Last decade (1972 to 1981)
  • at Ottawa 1–1–0 (0.500)
  • Ottawa Total 1–1–0 (0.500)
All-time (through 1981)
  • at Ottawa 1–1–0 (0.500)
  • at Edmonton 1–0–0 (1.000)
  • Ottawa Total 2–1–0 (0.667)

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
Eskimos 0 1 14 11 26
Rough Riders 13 7 0 3 23
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Eskimos 0 1 15 26 26
Rough Riders 13 20 20 23 23

Eskimos coach: Hugh Campbell (W)
Rough Riders coach: George Brancato (L)

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

November 22nd Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Montreal/St-Hubert A 1:00 PM Cloudy -0.2°C NNE (260°) at 30 km/h 77% -7 100.11 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 2:00 PM Cloudy -0.2°C NNE (260°) at 33 km/h 76% -7 100.15 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 3:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.3°C NNE (270°) at 30 km/h 75% -7 100.21 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 4:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.5°C NNE (260°) at 28 km/h 75% -7 100.25 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 5:00 PM Mostly Cloudy -0.7°C NNE (260°) at 26 km/h 80% -7 100.32 kPa
Montreal/St-Hubert A 6:00 PM Cloudy -0.8°C NNE (260°) at 24 km/h 80% -7 100.38 kPa

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

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