Montreal Alouettes 13 @ Saskatchewan Roughriders 12

Game Details

  • Week 8
  • 32nd Game of Regular Season (40th Overall)
  • Friday, Aug. 21, 1998 9:30 PM EDT ( )
  • (Local)
  • at Taylor Field in Regina, SK
    • Surface: Sand Filled Artificial Turf (OmniTurf-like)
    • Attendance: 22,042
    • Capacity: 27,732

Game Notes

Game Summary

The Montreal Alouettes came into Regina looking for a win to tie the Hamilton Tiger-Cats for first in the East after the Tabbies loss to the Argos the day before. The Roughriders, on the other hand, were looking to put the brakes on a 4-game losing streak, their longest of the season. It was Montreal that drew first blood, however, when K Terry Baker’s 68-yard punt sailed through the end zone scoring a single point at 1:36 of the first quarter. Baker added to Montreal’s total, hoofing FGs from 42 and 37 yards respectively giving the Alouettes a 7-point lead at the end of the quarter. K Paul McCallum replied for Saskatchewan in the second stanza of play by nailing a 49-yard FG 6:00 into play. Baker restored Montreal’s 7-point cushion before halftime, however, when his 22-yard FG attempt with no time remaining in the quarter split the uprights. In the second half both defences continued to hold strong, keeping the players on the other side of the ball off balance and preventing them from marching the ball downfield. This meant that kickers continued to hold the hot foot as McCallum accounted for all the scoring in the third quarter by hoofing FGs from 44 and 52 yards bringing Saskatchewan to within 1-point of Montreal. At 2:09 of the final period, Baker’s 28-yard FG made the score 13-9 for the Alouettes. McCallum added a 22-yard FG at 12:12 to bring the ’Riders back to within 1 point, but that’s all the offence they would muster as the Montreal Alouettes went on to win a close game from Taylor Field by a final score of 13-12.

Source: Game Review, 1998 CFL Weekly Statistical Package

1997 and 1998 Saskatchewan and Montreal Matchups
1997Week 13MTL 24 @ SSK 22
Week 15SSK 29 @ MTL 30
1998Week 2SSK 24 @ MTL 30
Week 8MTL 13 @ SSK 12

Roughriders record vs Alouettes (Regular Season)

Last decade (1988 to 1997)
  • at Saskatchewan 0–3–0 (0.000)
  • at Montreal 0–3–0 (0.000)
  • Saskatchewan Total 0–6–0 (0.000)
All-time (through 1998)
  • at Saskatchewan 10–8–1 (0.553)
  • at Montreal 10–9–0 (0.526)
  • Saskatchewan Total 20–17–1 (0.539)

Streaks as of Aug. 21, 1998 (Regular Season)

Roughriders streak at home vs Alouettes
Roughriders streak overall vs Alouettes


1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Alouettes 7 3 0 3 13
Roughriders 0 3 6 3 12

Alouettes coach: Dave Ritchie, II (W)
Roughriders coach: Jim Daley (L)

Alouettes (6-2-0) Next vs Stampeders Aug 28
Roughriders (2-6-0) Next @ Eskimos Aug 28

Game Time Weather in Regina, SK

August 21st Hourly Weather Summary for Regina
Site Local Time Condition Temp. Wind Humidity Feels Like Pressure
Regina Int'l A 7:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 23.6°C NNE (130°) at 24 km/h 60% 28 94.74 kPa
Regina Int'l A 8:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 21.8°C NNE (130°) at 26 km/h 65% 26 94.74 kPa
Regina Int'l A 9:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 20.9°C NNE (120°) at 22 km/h 68% 25 94.77 kPa
Regina Int'l A 10:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 19.8°C NNE (120°) at 20 km/h 71% 94.70 kPa
Regina Int'l A 11:00 PM Mostly Cloudy 18.6°C NNE (120°) at 19 km/h 77% 94.67 kPa

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

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

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  • CFL (Game score/boxscore)


  • Steve Daniel/CFL


  • Data is verified (Data Complete)