BC Lions 14 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 36

Game Details

  • Week 2
  • 9th Game of Regular Season (18th Overall)
  • Saturday, Jul 17, 1993 8:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Winnipeg Stadium in Winnipeg, MB
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 20,665
    • Capacity: 32,648

Game Notes

Game Summary

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers scored 23 first-half points and went on to defeat the visiting B.C. Lions 36-14 in front of 20.665 home town fans last Saturday night in Winnipeg. The Bombers opened the scoring as Troy Westwood connected on a 45-yard and a 19-yard FG to give the Bombers an early 6-0 lead. Sean Millington gave the Lions their only lead of the game as he returned a fumble 25 yards for a TD making the score 7-6 in favour of the Lions after one frame. The Bombers’ offence got jump started in the second half as they put 17 unanswered points on the board. Chris Johnstone opened the scoring with a 1-yard TD run with Westwood adding the convert before Matt Dunigan hooked up with Nathaniel Bolton for a 57-yard major. Westwood then added the convert and then chipped in with a 47-yard FG to give the Bombers a 23-7 half-time lead. Rookie sensation Blaise Bryant galloped 68 yards for a TD to open the third quarter scoring while Westwood added the convert and a 45-yard FG to give them a 33-7 lead after three frames. Mike Trevathan opened up the fourth quarter scoring hauling in an 18-yard pass from Danny McManus. The Lui Passaglia convert made the score 33-14. Westwood added a 50-yard FG to make the final score 36-14 in favour of the Bombers.

Source: Game Review, 1993 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1992 and 1993 Winnipeg and BC Matchups
1992Week 4BC 15 @ WPG 41
Week 17WPG 29 @ BC 26
1993Week 2BC 14 @ WPG 36
Week 7WPG 28 @ BC 48

Blue Bombers record vs Lions (Regular Season)

Last decade (1983 to 1992)
  • at Winnipeg 9–2–0 (0.818)
  • at BC 3–10–0 (0.231)
  • Winnipeg Total 12–12–0 (0.500)
All-time (through 1993)
  • at Winnipeg 36–20–2 (0.638)
  • at BC 29–31–0 (0.483)
  • Winnipeg Total 65–51–2 (0.559)

Streaks as of July 17, 1993 (Regular Season)

Blue Bombers streak at home vs Lions
Blue Bombers streak overall vs Lions


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Lions 7 0 0 7 14
Blue Bombers 6 17 10 3 36

Lions coach: Dave Ritchie, II (L)
Blue Bombers coach: Cal Murphy (W)

Lions (2-1-0) Next vs Stampeders Jul 25
Blue Bombers (1-1-0) Next vs Rough Riders Jul 24

Game Time Weather in Winnipeg, MB

July 17th Hourly Weather Summary for Winnipeg
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Richardson Int'l A 7:00 PM Mainly Clear 23.3°C NNE (240°) at 11 km/h 59% 27 98.36 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 8:00 PM Mainly Clear 21.8°C NNE (230°) at 13 km/h 66% 26 98.40 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 9:00 PM Mainly Clear 19.4°C NNE (230°) at 13 km/h 78% 98.40 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 10:00 PM Mainly Clear 18.7°C NNE (230°) at 7 km/h 80% 98.46 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 11:00 PM Clear 17.6°C NNE (230°) at 13 km/h 83% 98.46 kPa

Conditions at Winnipeg Richardson Int'l A (4.27 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in BC @ WPG
Including known plays over 55 yards

Regular Season
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Rush – Play -- -- 68 yards Blaise Bryant (TD)


  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)