Saskatchewan Roughriders 43 vs Hamilton Tiger-Cats 40

Game Details

  • The 77th The Grey Cup
  • 86th Game of 1989
  • Sunday, Nov. 26, 1989 5 PM EST ( )
  • at The SkyDome in Toronto, ON
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Roof closed
    • Attendance: 54,088 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 53,595
  • Broadcasters:
    • CFN
    • CBC
  • 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)

Hamilton and Saskatchewan Matchups

1988 and 1989 Matchups
1988Week 12HAM 24 @ SSK 26
Week 16SSK 21 @ HAM 24
1989Week 3HAM 34 @ SSK 17
Week 6SSK 40 @ HAM 46
GCSSK 43 vs HAM 40

Tiger-Cats record vs Roughriders
(Grey Cup)

Last decade 1980 to 1989
  • at Hamilton 0–1–0
  • Hamilton Total 0–1–0
All-time (through 1989)
  • at Hamilton 5–1–0
  • Hamilton Total 5–1–0

Streaks as of Nov. 26, 1989
(Regular Season)

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


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

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

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
39LBAlbright, David
44GAldag, Roger
91LBAlipate, Tuineau
66CAnderson, Mike
5QBAustin, Kent
10K, PBaker, Terry
16QBBurgess, Tom
38LBCrane, Steve
33FBDaniels, Shawn
77DLDrinkwalter, Wayne
81WRElgaard, Ray
85SBEllingson, James
18SBFairholm, Jeff
70DEGoldsmith, Vince
9WRGuy, Mark
7DBHall, Richie Jr.
19DBHoffman, John
3DBHogue, Larry
32RBJones, Milson
71DEJurasin, Bobby
99DTKlingbeil, Chuck
79DTLewis, Gary
42LBLowe, Eddie
14RBMcCray, Tim
64OLMoore, Ken
80WRNarcisse, Don
51TPayne, Dan
57CPoley, Bob
74LBRashovich, Dan
36KRidgway, Dave
26DBSkipper, Harry
62OLStevenson, Vic
27DBSuitor, Glen
54GUrness, Mark
35RBWalling, Brian
24DBWiggins, 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
30LBCastello, Keith
87WRChampion, Tony
38LBCorbin, Darrell
77DECovington, Grover
68TDerks, Mike
10QBDillon, Todd
23TEDiPietro, Rocky
89WREstell, Richard
39LBGataveckas, Ed
90LBGiftopolous, Pete
62DLGlanton, Ronnie
18DBGordon, Denman “Sonny”
66TGorrell, Miles
7DBGrant, Donnohue
63THarle, Darrell
60GHenry, Bill
74FBJackson, Steve
12DBJordan, Stephen
2QBKerrigan, Mike
25SBKnight, Lee
20DBLewis, Will
64DELorenz, Tim
32RBLoucks, Sam
19RBMcAdoo, Derrick
79DLNapiorkowski, Mark
3K, POsbaldiston, Paul
58OLRiley, Jason
43LBRobinson, Frank
52CRobirtis, Rae
6DBRockford, Jim
56CSanderson, Dale
28DBShields, Lance
35RBTommy, Jed
61DLWalker, Mike
1WRWinfield, Earl
21WRZatylny, 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.


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