Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 @ BC Lions 49

Game Details

  • Week 12
  • 78th Game of Regular Season (91st Overall)
  • Saturday, Sep 16, 1995 11:00 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, BC
    • Surface: Fixed Artificial Turf (AstroTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 25,432
    • Capacity: 40,800
  • Broadcaster:
    • TSN

Game Notes

Game Summary

Cory Philpot did not waste any time sending a message to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats that the B.C. Lions were going to hold on to second place in the Northern Division. Philpot returned the opening kickoff 94 yards for the major. Lui Passaglia kicked the convert. The Tiger-Cats fought back on their first possession capitalizing on 4 B.C. penalties. QB Anthony Calvillo capped the drive with a 1 yard run for the touchdown. Paul Osbaldiston tied the game with the convert. B.C. took advantage of a Hamilton fumble minutes later. Danny McManus took three plays following the recovery to throw a 10 yard touchdown pass to Matt Clark. Passaglia’s convert gave the Lions a 1 TD lead at the end of the quarter. Early in the second quarter, Passaglia missed a 31 yard field goal attempt for B.C. but did manage to score the single. Ten minutes later Passaglia made good on a 13 yard field goal attempt. On B.C.’s next possession, Philpot scored his second TD of the game. McManus connected with Philpot for the 70 yard passing TD. Passaglia’s convert gave B.C. an 18 point lead going into half-time. Passaglia put 3 more points on the board for the Lions sending a 22 yard field goal attempt through the uprights. Hamilton’s Earl Winfield scored the other Tiger-Cat touchdown catching a 10 yard pass from Calvillo. Osbaldiston kicked the convert. The rest of the game belonged to the Lions. Philpot’s third TD of the game came on a 1 yard rush capping a drive in which he carried the ball on all 5 plays. Continuing his outstanding play, Philpot ran the ball in from the 23-yard line for his fourth TD of the game. An interception by the Lions Enis Jackson set up one more touchdown. FB Paul Blackwood took the ball in from the 5-yard line making the final score B.C. 49 — Hamilton 14. The win moves the Lions 4 points ahead of the Tiger-Cats in the Northern Division.

Source: Game Review, 1995 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1994 and 1995 BC and Hamilton Matchups
1994Week 3HAM 25 @ BC 42 OT
1995Week 12HAM 14 @ BC 49
Week 16BC 14 @ HAM 43

Lions record vs Tiger-Cats (Regular Season)

Last decade (1985 to 1994)
  • at BC 6–4–0 (0.600)
  • at Hamilton 5–4–0 (0.556)
  • BC Total 11–8–0 (0.579)
All-time (through 1995)
  • at BC 14–8–3 (0.620)
  • at Hamilton 10–14–0 (0.417)
  • BC Total 24–22–3 (0.520)

Streaks as of Sept. 16, 1995 (Regular Season)

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


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Tiger-Cats 7 0 7 0 14
Lions 14 10 11 14 49

Tiger-Cats coach: Don Sutherin (L)
Lions coach: Dave Ritchie, II (W)

Tiger-Cats (7-5-0) Next @ Texans Sep 23
Lions (9-3-0) Next vs Eskimos Sep 23

Game Time Weather in Vancouver, BC

September 16th Hourly Weather Summary for Vancouver
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Vancouver Harbour CS 8:00 PM Clear 19.0°C NNE (300°) at 9 km/h NA 101.27 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 9:00 PM Partly Cloudy 18.2°C NNE (270°) at 5 km/h NA 101.31 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 10:00 PM Clear 17.9°C NNE (280°) at 9 km/h NA 101.18 kPa
Vancouver Harbour CS 11:00 PM Clear 17.4°C NNE (250°) at 7 km/h NA 101.17 kPa

Conditions at Vancouver Harbour CS (2.24 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Wind direction, Wind speed, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.

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

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  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)