Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19 @ Saskatchewan Roughriders 22

Game Details

  • Week 17
  • 68th Game of Regular Season (76th Overall)
  • Sunday, Oct 19, 1997 4:00 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Taylor Field in Regina, SK
    • Surface: Sand Filled Artificial Turf (OmniTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 31,909 (Sellout)
    • Capacity: 27,732
  • Broadcaster:
    • TSN

Game Notes

Game Summary

31,909 ’Rider faithful turned out in hopes that their hometown team could keep their hopes of finishing second in the Western Division alive. However it was the Tiger-Cats who opened the scoring at 7:46 of the first quarter when RB Yonel Jourdain ran under a QB Mike Cawley pass for a 6-yard major. K Paul Osbaldiston’s convert attempt was successful and the Tabbies went into the second quarter with a 7-0 lead. Saskatchewan got on the board at 4:44 of the second quarter when K Paul McCallum hit on a 16-yard FG. This rounded out the first half scoring with Hamilton on top by a 7-3 margin. McCallum opened the second half scoring at 3:15 with a 21‐yard FG to cut the Hamilton lead to just 1. The ’Riders then took the lead at 7:53 when WR Don Narcisse teamed up with QB Kevin Mason for a 26-yard major. The McCallum convert put the ’Riders up by 6. Osbaldiston rounded out the third quarter scoring with 2 singles to narrow the Saskatchewan lead by 4. The Tiger-Cats went in front at 1:07 of the fourth when WR Andrew Grigg pulled up and threw a 30-yard rope to fellow WR Burt Thornton. The Osbaldiston convert made the score 19-13 for the Tabbies. McCallum cut the lead to 19-14 with a single before Narcisse scored his second TD of the game off a 36-yard pass from QB Reggie Slack. RB Mike Saunders’ 2-point convert rounded out the games scoring as the ’Riders kept their hopes of finishing second alive.

Source: Game Review, 1997 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1996 and 1997 Saskatchewan and Hamilton Matchups
1996Week 3SSK 24 @ HAM 27
Week 15HAM 26 @ SSK 37
1997Week 7SSK 30 @ HAM 20
Week 17HAM 19 @ SSK 22

Roughriders record vs Tiger-Cats (Regular Season)

Last decade (1987 to 1996)
  • at Saskatchewan 6–3–0 (0.667)
  • at Hamilton 4–5–0 (0.444)
  • Saskatchewan Total 10–8–0 (0.556)
All-time (through 1997)
  • at Saskatchewan 13–11–2 (0.538)
  • at Hamilton 9–15–2 (0.385)
  • Saskatchewan Total 22–26–4 (0.462)

Streaks as of Oct. 19, 1997 (Regular Season)

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


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Tiger-Cats 7 0 2 10 19
Roughriders 0 3 10 9 22

Tiger-Cats coach: Urban Bowman, Jr. (L)
Roughriders coach: Jim Daley (W)

Tiger-Cats (2-15-0) Next vs Eskimos Oct 25
Roughriders (8-9-0) Next @ Blue Bombers Oct 25

Game Time Weather in Regina, SK

October 19th Hourly Weather Summary for Regina
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Pressure
Regina Int'l A 2:00 PM Mainly Clear 7.6°C NNE (310°) at 20 km/h 52% 95.66 kPa
Regina Int'l A 3:00 PM Mainly Clear 8.7°C NNE (310°) at 20 km/h 46% 95.60 kPa
Regina Int'l A 4:00 PM Mainly Clear 8.9°C NNE (300°) at 26 km/h 42% 95.60 kPa
Regina Int'l A 5:00 PM Mainly Clear 8.5°C NNE (290°) at 20 km/h 42% 95.57 kPa

Conditions at Regina Int'l A (4.23 km away). Weather courtesy of Environment Canada Data.

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

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  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)