Saskatchewan Roughriders 27 @ Ottawa Rough Riders 26

Game Details

  • Week 7
  • 33rd Game of Regular Season (42nd Overall)
  • Thursday, Aug 19, 1993 7:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, ON
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 23,643
    • Capacity: 30,927

Game Notes

Game Summary

Dave Ridgway booted a 38-yard FG with 1:23 left on the clock to give the Saskatchewan Roughriders a 27-26 victory over the hometown Ottawa Rough Riders in front of 23,463 faithful at Frank Clair Stadium. The win upped the Green ’Riders’ record to 5-3 and dropped Ottawa’s record to 1-7. Ottawa got on the board first as quarterback Tom Burgess hooked up with slotback Jock Climie for a 51-yard TD 2:14 into the opening frame. Saskatchewan tied the score at 7 as Kent Austin hooked up with longtime favourite receiver, Ray Elgaard, for a 14-yard major. Ottawa closed out the 1st quarter scoring with Burgess finding Wayne Walker in the open for a 98-yard TD, making the score 14-7 in favour of Ottawa after 1 period of play. Saskatchewan kicker Dave Ridgway opened up the 2nd quarter scoring with a 42-yard FG to narrow the gap to just 4. The Green ’Riders’ Carlton Lance then pounced on a loose ball and took it in 9-yards for the major to give Saskatchewan their first lead of the game. Ottawa kicker Terry Baker then connected from 21 yards out to tie the score at 17. The Western ’Riders re-captured the lead as Austin hooked up with Don Narcisse for a 36-yard TD giving them a 24-17 lead. Baker closed out the 2nd quarter scoring by booting a 42-yard FG to make it 24-20 in favour of the Green ’Riders at the half. Baker’s 11-yard chip shot accounted for all of the 3rd quarter scoring making the score 24-23 for Saskatchewan after 3 quarters of play. Baker gave the Eastern Riders a 26-24 lead with a 43-yard FG with 5:11 left to play in the game. This lead was short lived however as “Robo Kicker” Ridgway connected from 38 yards out to give Saskatchewan a 27-26 lead with 1:21 remaining. Ottawa was unable to mount a comeback giving Saskatchewan a 27-26 victory.

Source: Game Review, 1993 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1992 and 1993 Ottawa and Saskatchewan Matchups
1992Week 3OTT 13 @ SSK 23
Week 7SSK 9 @ OTT 20
1993Week 6OTT 28 @ SSK 45
Week 7SSK 27 @ OTT 26

Rough Riders record vs Roughriders (Regular Season)

Last decade (1983 to 1992)
  • at Ottawa 5–5–0 (0.500)
  • at Saskatchewan 1–10–0 (0.091)
  • Ottawa Total 6–15–0 (0.286)
All-time (through 1993)
  • at Ottawa 12–11–0 (0.522)
  • at Saskatchewan 7–17–0 (0.292)
  • Ottawa Total 19–28–0 (0.404)

Streaks as of Aug. 19, 1993 (Regular Season)

Rough Riders streak at home vs Roughriders
Rough Riders streak overall vs Roughriders


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Roughriders 7 17 0 3 27
Rough Riders 14 6 3 3 26

Roughriders coach: Don Matthews (W)
Rough Riders coach: Ron Smeltzer (L)

Roughriders (5-3-0) Next vs Gold Miners Aug 28
Rough Riders (1-7-0) Next @ Argonauts Aug 26

Game Time Weather in Ottawa, ON

August 19th Hourly Weather Summary for Ottawa
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
MacDonald Int'l A 7:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 24.1°C NNE (140°) at 6 km/h 64% 29 100.00 kPa
MacDonald Int'l A 8:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 22.3°C NNE (160°) at 9 km/h 73% 28 99.94 kPa
MacDonald Int'l A 9:00 PM Mainly Clear 22.0°C NNE (170°) at 9 km/h 73% 27 99.90 kPa
MacDonald Int'l A 10:00 PM Mainly Clear 21.9°C NNE (200°) at 7 km/h 73% 27 99.84 kPa
MacDonald Int'l A 11:00 PM Mainly Clear 20.8°C NNE (200°) at 9 km/h 78% 26 99.84 kPa

Conditions at Ottawa MacDonald Int'l A (8.47 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

League Records Set and Approached in SSK @ OTT
Including known plays over 55 yards

Regular Season
ValuePersonRecord Held Span OR
Longest Pass – Play -- -- 98 yards Tom Burgess
to Wayne Walker (TD)
Longest Reception – Play -- -- 98 yards Wayne Walker
from Tom Burgess (TD)


  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)