Ottawa College Rugby Club 8 vs Rugby Club 8

Game Details

  • Week 6
  • Host stadium in Ottawa, ON unknown.

Game Notes

Game called with 6 1/2 minutes left due to darkness.

Game called early due to darkness. Ottawa College had the ball at the Ottawa City 5 yard line.

Ottawa City was accused of dirty play (deliberate attempts to break noses at the bottom of piles). Hal Waters was given a lifetime suspension from the QRFU for attacking (kicking) the referee.

Ottawa City given an indefinite suspension for illegal tactics.

Regular season was declared over and a playoff elimination commenced involving the three remaining teams.

Chris Sinclair

Ottawa City and Ottawa College Matchups

1896 and 1897 Matchups
1896Week 2OTT 6 vs OCRC 13
1897Week 3OTT 5 vs OCRC 4
Week 6OCRC 8 vs OTT 8

Rugby Club record vs Rugby Club
(Regular Season)

Last decade 1888 to 1897
  • at Ottawa City 0–0–1
  • at Ottawa College 1–2–0
  • Ottawa City Total 1–2–1
All-time (through 1897)
  • at Ottawa City 0–0–1
  • at Ottawa College 1–2–0
  • Ottawa City Total 1–2–1

Streaks as of Nov. 6, 1897
(Regular Season)

Rugby Club streak at home vs Rugby Club
Rugby Club streak overall vs Rugby Club


1stH 2ndH Final
Rugby Club 7 1 8
Rugby Club 8 0 8

Rugby Club coach: Unknown (T)
Rugby Club coach: Unknown (T)

Rugby Club (2-2-1) Next @ AAA Football Club Nov 13
Rugby Club (2-1-2) Next vs Rugby Club Nov 13

Game Time Weather in Ottawa, ON

Stadium location is unknown so weather conditions are unavailable.


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  • Robert Sproule (Game information (score, attendance, location))
  • Chris Sinclair


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