Saskatchewan Roughriders 23 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 41

Game Details

  • Week 10
  • 49th Game of Regular Season (58th Overall)
  • Sunday, Sept. 12, 1993 2 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Winnipeg Stadium in Winnipeg, MB
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 35,959 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 32,648
  • Broadcaster:
    • CBC

Game Notes

Game Summary

In this matchup at Winnipeg Stadium, the Roughriders put up a strong fight in the first half and came closer in the 3rd quarter, but in the end were outscored by the Bombers 41-23. Winnipeg opened the game by scoring early when K Troy Westwood hit a field goal from 45 yards out in with under a minute played in the game. Saskatchewan went ahead though when SB Jeff Fairholm caught a 27-yard TD pass from QB Kent Austin and K Dave Ridgway hit from 30 yards out on the Roughriders’ next possession. Winnipeg mirrored the scoring of Saskatchewan as Westwood hit for another field goal of his own, this time from 48 yards and Nathaniel Bolton caught a 38-yard pass from O8 Matt Dunigan. They also added a TD when Dunigan carried in himself from 1 yard away to make the score 20-10 for Winnipeg. Saskatchewan closed to within a field goal when Mike Saunders had a 1-yard rush for a TD, but again Winnipeg matched the ’Riders as Dunigan went in for his 2nd of 3 rushing TDs on the day with a short rush of 2 yards. Ridgway gave Saskatchewan another 6 points as he booted 2 consecutive field goals from 41 and 17 yards respectively to put them within 4 points going into the final quarter where Winnipeg took command. Bolton grabbed his 2nd TD catch of the day from 14 yards away and Dunigan rushed for his 3rd and longest TD run on the day when he took it in from 17 yards away to close out the scoring as Saskatchewan was shut out in the final period. The final was 11-23 for Winnipeg over Saskatchewan before an overcapacity crowd of 35,959 at Winnipeg Stadium, largest in Blue Bombers’ history.

Source: Game Review, 1993 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

Winnipeg and Saskatchewan Matchups

1992 and 1993 Matchups
1992Week BWPG 33 @ SSK 11
Week 9WPG 20 @ SSK 32
Week 10SSK 16 @ WPG 37
1993Week AWPG 40 @ SSK 17
Week 9WPG 25 @ SSK 24
Week 10SSK 23 @ WPG 41

Blue Bombers record vs Roughriders
(Regular Season)

Last decade 1984 to 1993
  • at Winnipeg 11–1–0
  • at Saskatchewan 4–7–0
  • Winnipeg Total 15–8–0
All-time (through 1993)
  • at Winnipeg 61–32–1
  • at Saskatchewan 46–44–3
  • Winnipeg Total 107–76–4

Streaks as of Sept. 12, 1993
(Regular Season)

Blue Bombers streak at home vs Roughriders
Blue Bombers streak overall vs Roughriders

Boxscore

Linescore
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Roughriders 10 10 3 0 23
Blue Bombers 13 14 0 14 41

Roughriders coach: Don Matthews (L)
Blue Bombers coach: Cal Murphy (W)

Roughriders (6-5-0) Next vs Gold Miners Sep 19
Blue Bombers (8-3-0) Next @ Argonauts Sep 19

Game Time Weather in Winnipeg, MB

September 12th Hourly Weather Summary for Winnipeg
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Richardson Int'l A 1:00 PM Drizzle 9.9°C N (30°) at 28 km/h 90% 97.24 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 2:00 PM Drizzle,Fog 9.0°C N (30°) at 31 km/h 95% 97.27 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 3:00 PM Drizzle,Fog 7.6°C N (40°) at 31 km/h 95% 97.24 kPa
Richardson Int'l A 4:00 PM Drizzle,Fog 7.0°C N (30°) at 33 km/h 96% 97.40 kPa

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

Sources

  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)

Contributors

  • Steve Daniel/CFL

Notices

  • Data is verified (Data Complete)