Taylor Field in Regina hosted yet another entertaining and exciting game. Following a pre-season win over the Eskimos the 21,014 fans were looking for another victory. Both teams played very defensively in the first quarter allowing only a field goal by each team. Frank Jagas put an 18 yard shot through to give Edmonton the early lead. Paul McCallum responded sending a 25 yard attempt through to tie the game. Edmonton stepped ahead again early in the second quarter when Danny McManus sent a 12 yard pass to Tony Burse for a touchdown. Jagas kicked the convert. Peter Tuipulotu brought the green ’Riders back with a 4 yard rushing TD. McCallum’s convert tied the game at 10. The ’Riders took a lead into the dressing room after McCallum put a 50 yard field goal through with no time left on the clock. Edmonton battled back in the third quarter. Jagas missed a 38 yard field goal attempt but scored a single but redeemed himself with a 19 yard field goal to regain the lead for the Eskimos. McCallum also missed a field goal in the third quarter but scored the single leave the score tied at the end of the third quarter. Edmonton took the lead for the fourth time in the ball game. Jagas sent a 17 yard field goal through for the Eskimos. Last year’s Rookie of the Year, Shalon Baker, blew open an 86 yard punt return for a touchdown extending Edmonton’s lead. Jagas’ convert put the Esks up by 10 with 10:48 to play in the game. The ’Riders got back into contention scoring field goals on their next two drives. McCallum’s 22 and 14 yard shots left Saskatchewan trailing by 4 with 4:11 remaining to play. Not to be outdone by Shalon Baker, Roughrider return specialist Aaron Ruffin returned a punt 99 yards for a touchdown to win the game. The green ’Riders took a 3 point lead on the play with just over a minute to play. Saskatchewan’s defence sealed the win for the home side shutting down McManus and the Eskimos on their final possession. The win pulled Saskatchewan into a tie with Edmonton for second place in the West with 2 and 1 records.