Saskatchewan Roughriders 43 vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 40

Game Details

  • The 77th The Grey Cup
  • 86th Game of 1989
  • Sunday, Nov 26, 1989 5:00 PM EST ( )
  • (Local)
  • at The SkyDome in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Roof closed
    • Attendance: 54,088 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 53,595
  • Broadcasters:
    • CFN
    • CBC
Awards
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Offensive Player
    • Kent Austin (QBSSK)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Defensive Player
    • Chuck Klingbeil (DTSSK)
  • Grey Cup Most Valuable Canadian Player
    • Dave Ridgway (KSSK)

Game Links

1988 and 1989 Hamilton and Saskatchewan Matchups
1988Week 12HAM 24 @ SSK 26
Week 16SSK 21 @ HAM 24
1989Week 3HAM 34 @ SSK 17
Week 6SSK 40 @ HAM 46
The Grey CupSSK 43 vs HAM 40

Tiger-Cats record vs Roughriders (Grey Cup)

All-time (through 1988)
  • Hamilton Total 5–0–0 (1.000)

Streaks as of Nov. 26, 1989 (Grey Cup)

Tiger-Cats streak at home vs Roughriders
  • 5W — Dec. 1, 1928 to Dec. 3, 1972
Tiger-Cats streak overall vs Roughriders
  • 5W — Dec. 1, 1928 to Dec. 3, 1972

Boxscore

Scoring Summary
1st Quarter

1. HAM: Field Goal OSBALDISTON (42 yards) 5:22
2. HAM: Field Goal OSBALDISTON (38 yards) 9:09
3. SSK: Single BAKER (62 yards off a Punt) 10:51
4. HAM: Touchdown CHAMPION (13 yard pass from KERRIGAN) 14:45
  HAM: Convert Kick OSBALDISTON 14:45

2nd Quarter

5. SSK: Touchdown ELGAARD (5 yard pass from AUSTIN) 5:30
  SSK: Convert Kick RIDGWAY 5:30
6. HAM: Touchdown MCADOO (30 yard pass from KERRIGAN) 8:01
  HAM: Convert Kick OSBALDISTON 8:01
7. SSK: Touchdown FAIRHOLM (75 yard pass from AUSTIN) 8:28
  SSK: Convert Kick RIDGWAY 8:28
8. HAM: Touchdown MCADOO (1 yard) 12:30
  HAM: Convert Kick OSBALDISTON 12:30
9. SSK: Touchdown NARCISSE (5 yard pass from AUSTIN) 14:16
  SSK: Convert Kick RIDGWAY 14:16

3rd Quarter

10. SSK: Field Goal RIDGWAY (34 yards) 3:24
11. HAM: Field Goal OSBALDISTON (40 yards) 6:49
12. SSK: Safety touch HAM conceded 10:06
13. SSK: Touchdown MCCRAY (1 yard) 12:09
  SSK: Convert Kick RIDGWAY 12:09

4th Quarter

14. SSK: Field Goal RIDGWAY (25 yards) 1:12
15. HAM: Field Goal OSBALDISTON (47 yards) 8:39
16. SSK: Field Goal RIDGWAY (20 yards) 13:02
17. HAM: Touchdown CHAMPION (9 yard pass from KERRIGAN) 14:16
  HAM: Convert Kick OSBALDISTON 14:16
18. SSK: Field Goal RIDGWAY (35 yards) 14:58

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Roughriders 1 21 12 9 43
Tiger-Cats 13 14 3 10 40
Quarter scores
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Roughriders 1 22 34 43 43
Tiger-Cats 13 27 30 40 40
Yardsticks (Team Statistics)
SSKHAM
First Downs2823
Rushing4189
Passing474303
Total Offence515392
Team Losses3333
Net Offence482359
Pass Comp-Att26-4223-35
Interceptions by12
Fumbles-Lost1-00-0
Punts-Net Avg.7-46.05-47.0
Penalties-Yards3-364-28
Individual
PASSING

SSKAUSTIN: 26/41, 474 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT; ELGAARD: 0/1, 0 YDS, 0 TD, 1 INT; HAMKERRIGAN: 23/35, 303 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT;

RUSHING

SSKMCCRAY: 8/22 YDS, 1 TD; JONES: 4/11 YDS, 0 TD; AUSTIN: 2/8 YDS, 0 TD; HAMMCADOO: 21/83 YDS, 1 TD; TOMMY: 2/6 YDS, 0 TD;

RECEIVING

SSKGUY: 4/100 YDS, 0 TD; NARCISSE: 5/98 YDS, 1 TD; FAIRHOLM: 2/97 YDS, 1 TD; ELGAARD: 6/73 YDS, 1 TD; ELLINGSON: 5/64 YDS, 0 TD; MCCRAY: 4/42 YDS, 0 TD; HAMCHAMPION: 8/106 YDS, 2 TD; DIPIETRO: 5/54 YDS, 0 TD; WINFIELD: 2/34 YDS, 0 TD; KNIGHT: 2/34 YDS, 0 TD; ESTELL: 3/33 YDS, 0 TD; MCADOO: 2/29 YDS, 1 TD; ZATYLNY: 1/13 YDS, 0 TD;


Roughriders coach: John Gregory (W)
Tiger-Cats coach: Al Bruno (L)

Game Extra

Lead Changes (Experimental)
  • Total: 4
  • Times SSK held lead: 2
  • Times tied: 2
  • Times HAM held lead: 1
Consecutive Points
SSK 1 7 7 10 12 3 3
HAM6 7 7 7 3 3 7 

Game Time Weather in Toronto, ON

November 26th Hourly Weather Summary for Toronto
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Toronto Island A 5:00 PM Clear 4.8°C NNE (280°) at 41 km/h 60% 100.52 kPa
Toronto Island A 6:00 PM Clear 4.0°C NNE (300°) at 24 km/h 59% 100.62 kPa
Toronto Island A 7:00 PM Clear 3.2°C NNE (310°) at 24 km/h 63% 100.68 kPa
Toronto Island A 8:00 PM Clear 2.5°C NNE (260°) at 17 km/h 69% 100.79 kPa
Toronto Island A 9:00 PM Clear 2.5°C NNE (260°) at 20 km/h 75% 100.82 kPa

Conditions at Toronto Island A (1.52 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Saskatchewan Roughriders 1989 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
39 LB Albright, David
44 G Aldag, Roger
91 LB Alipate, Tuineau
66 C Anderson, Mike
5 QB Austin, Kent
10 K, P Baker, Terry
16 QB Burgess, Tom
38 LB Crane, Steve
33 FB Daniels, Shawn
77 DL Drinkwalter, Wayne
81 WR Elgaard, Ray
85 SB Ellingson, James
18 SB Fairholm, Jeff
70 DE Goldsmith, Vince
9 WR Guy, Mark
7 DB Hall, Richie Jr.
19 DB Hoffman, John
3 DB Hogue, Larry
32 RB Jones, Milson
71 DE Jurasin, Bobby
99 DT Klingbeil, Chuck
79 DT Lewis, Gary
42 LB Lowe, Eddie
14 RB McCray, Tim
64 OL Moore, Ken
80 WR Narcisse, Don
51 T Payne, Dan
57 C Poley, Bob
74 LB Rashovich, Dan
36 K Ridgway, Dave
26 DB Skipper, Harry
62 OL Stevenson, Vic
27 DB Suitor, Glen
54 G Urness, Mark
35 RB Walling, Brian
24 DB Wiggins, Steve

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 1989 Grey Cup Roster
# PosName
30 LB Castello, Keith
87 WR Champion, Tony
38 LB Corbin, Darrell
77 DE Covington, Grover
68 T Derks, Mike
10 QB Dillon, Todd
23 TE DiPietro, Rocky
89 WR Estell, Richard
39 LB Gataveckas, Ed
90 LB Giftopolous, Pete
62 DL Glanton, Ronnie
18 DB Gordon, Denman “Sonny”
66 T Gorrell, Miles
7 DB Grant, Donnohue
63 T Harle, Darrell
60 G Henry, Bill
74 FB Jackson, Steve
12 DB Jordan, Stephen
2 QB Kerrigan, Mike
25 SB Knight, Lee
20 DB Lewis, Will
64 DE Lorenz, Tim
32 RB Loucks, Sam
19 RB McAdoo, Derrick
79 DL Napiorkowski, Mark
3 K, P Osbaldiston, Paul
58 OL Riley, Jason
43 LB Robinson, Frank
52 C Robirtis, Rae
6 DB Rockford, Jim
56 C Sanderson, Dale
28 DB Shields, Lance
35 RB Tommy, Jed
61 DL Walker, Mike
1 WR Winfield, Earl
21 WR Zatylny, Wally

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.

League Records Set and Approached in SSK vs HAM
Including known plays over 55 yards

Grey Cup
CategoryCurrent
Rank
Original
Rank
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Pass – Play 9th 9th 75 yards Kent Austin
to Jeff Fairholm (TD)
Longest Reception – Play 9th 9th 75 yards Jeff Fairholm
from Kent Austin (TD)
Passing Yards – Game 3rd 3rd 474 yards Kent Austin

Sources

  • CFL Facts, Figures and Records, 1990 Edition

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