BC Lions 37 vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24

Game Details

  • The 73rd Grey Cup Championship
  • 95th Game of 1985
  • ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, QC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 56,723
    • Capacity: 66,308
  • Broadcasters:
    • R/C
    • CTV
    • CBC
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • Roy Dewalt (QBBC)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • James “Quick” Parker (DEBC)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Lui Passaglia (KBC)

Game Notes

Attendance also reported as 57723.

Hamilton and BC Matchups

1984 and 1985 Matchups
1984Week 8BC 19 @ HAM 11
Week 11HAM 11 @ BC 46
1985Week 1BC 42 @ HAM 8
Week 8HAM 11 @ BC 21
GCBC 37 vs HAM 24

Tiger-Cats record vs Lions
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1976 to 1985
  • at Hamilton 0–1–0
  • Hamilton Total 0–1–0
All-time (through 1985)
  • at Hamilton 0–2–0
  • at BC 1–0–0
  • Hamilton Total 1–2–0

Streaks as of Nov. 24, 1985
(Regular Season)

Tiger-Cats streak at home vs Lions
Tiger-Cats streak overall vs Lions


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
BC 10 13 3 11 37
Hamilton 0 14 0 10 24
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
BC 10 23 26 37 37
Hamilton 0 14 14 24 24

BC coach: Don Matthews (W)
Hamilton coach: Al Bruno (L)

Game Time Weather in Montreal, QC

November 24th Hourly Weather Summary for Montreal
Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
1:00 PM Mainly Clear 1.8°C NNE (260°) at 24 km/h 78% 101.24 kPa
2:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 2.0°C NNE (270°) at 17 km/h 74% 101.30 kPa
3:00 PM Mainly Clear 1.9°C NNE (260°) at 22 km/h 74% 101.37 kPa
4:00 PM Mainly Clear 1.6°C NNE (280°) at 22 km/h 71% 101.44 kPa
5:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 0.7°C NNE (280°) at 19 km/h 73% 101.51 kPa

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

BC Lions 1985 Grey Cup Roster
8WRArmour, Ned
12DBBarnett, Bruce
68TBlain, John
69GBuis, Jamie
10DBByrd, Melvin
1DBClash, Darnell
11QBCowan, Tim
28DBCrawford, Larry
91LBCrews, Tyrone
72SBDeBrueys, Mark
9QBDewalt, Roy
7LBGlier, Bernie
18DBGooch, Keith
77DTGray, Mike
99DEHebeler, Nick
61TIllerbrun, Bryan
37LBJackson, Glen
60DTJones, Bennie
90DTKlassen, Rick
31LBKonar, Kevin
54GLeonhard, Glenn
4DBMartin, Nelson Jr.
21SBPankratz, John
40DEParker, James “Quick”
5K, PPassaglia, Lui
33RBPotter, Ryan
16SBRobinson, Ron
65GRoper, Gerald
3WRSandusky, Jim
14RBSims, Freddie
55CSinclair, Ian
44LBUlmer, John
20RBWhite, John Henry
52CWilson, Al

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.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1985 Grey Cup Roster
63DEAllemang, Marv
53LBArp, Jeff
27DBBennett, Paul
51OLBrady, Pat
15DBBrowne, Less
77DECovington, Grover
21RBCrawford, Rufus Jr.
68CDerks, Mike
23TEDiPietro, Rocky
72LBEzerins, Leo
16DBFields, Howard
DLFournier, Randy
41LBGary, Greg
39LBGataveckas, Ed
4QBHobart, Ken
75WRIngram, Ron
74WRJackson, Steve
17WRLee, Wayne
37LBLehne, Terry
64DLLyszkiewicz, Leon
8QBPorras, Tom
65DLPrice, Mitchell
36LBPriestner, John
58OLRiley, Jason
26DBRose, Donovan
10KRuoff, Bernie
30FBRybansky, Randy
56OLSanderson, Dale
67OLScholz, Ralph
19RBShepherd, Johnny
59DLSkillman, Rod
3WRStapler, Steve
20DBStreeter, Mark
31LBZambiasi, Ben

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.



  • CFL Facts, Figures and Records, 1986 Edition


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