The Ottawa Rough Riders

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  • Location/name history of team:
    • Located in Ottawa, ON
      • From Jan. 1, 1931 to Feb. 1, 1997 as the Ottawa Rough Riders
      • Ottawa Trojans merged with Ottawa Rough Riders to form the Ottawa Rough Riders on Dec. 31, 1946.
      • From Jan. 1, 1921 to Dec. 31, 1930 as the Ottawa Senators
      • From Jan. 1, 1907 to Dec. 31, 1920 as the Ottawas (Ottawa City Rugby Club)
      • From Jan. 1, 1899 to Dec. 31, 1906 as the Ottawa Rough Riders
      • St. Patrick's Saints merged with Ottawa Rough Riders to form the Ottawa Rough Riders on Dec. 31, 1906.
      • From Jan. 1, 1876 to Dec. 31, 1898 as the Ottawa City Rugby Club (Ottawa City Rugby Club)
  • Member of:
  • Regular Season Division/League Penants: (20) – 1898, 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1905, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978
  • Grey Cup Appearances: (12) – 1939, 1940, 1941, 1948, 1951, 1960, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1976, 1981
  • Grey Cup Championships: (7) – 1940, 1951, 1960, 1968, 1969, 1973, 1976

Ottawa Regular Season Head-to-Head Record (Experimental)

Opponent GP W L T OTL PF PA
BC (Since 1954) 69 23 44 2 0 1,520 1,963
Calgary (Since 1945) 69 24 43 2 1 1,503 1,887
Edmonton (Since 1949) 70 24 44 2 1 1,545 2,085
Hamilton (Since 1909) 236 108 125 3 1 4,562 4,617
Montreal (Since 1946) 176 97 75 4 0 3,817 3,499
Saskatchewan (Since 1910) 71 28 43 0 2 1,682 1,929
Toronto (Since 1909) 233 101 127 5 0 4,290 4,402
Winnipeg (Since 1913) 77 31 45 1 2 1,903 2,241
Other 50 32 18 0 0 579 418
USA 15 3 12 0 0 351 582

Best and Worst Regular Season Records

Ottawa Rough Riders Best Seasons
Season(s) GP W L T PCT
1 1905 6 6 0 0 1.000
2 1902 2 2 0 0 1.000
3 1949 12 11 1 0 0.917
4 1948 12 10 2 0 0.833
5 1945, 1941, 1940, 1939, 1938, 1903, 1899 6 5 1 0 0.833
6 1972, 1969, 1966 14 11 3 0 0.786
7 1968 14 9 3 2 0.714
8 1978 16 11 5 0 0.688
9 1967 14 9 4 1 0.679
10 1947 12 8 4 0 0.667
Ottawa Rough Riders Worst Seasons
Season(s) GP W L T PCT
1 1932, 1931 6 0 6 0 0.000
2 1988 18 2 16 0 0.111
3 1954 14 2 12 0 0.143
4 1934 6 1 5 0 0.167
5 1996, 1995, 1987 18 3 15 0 0.167
6 1986 18 3 14 1 0.194
7 1994, 1993, 1989 18 4 14 0 0.222
8 1955 12 3 9 0 0.250
9 1984 16 4 12 0 0.250
10 1970 14 4 10 0 0.286

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Ottawa Rough Riders Scoring Records

Regular Season

Most Points, Game
Most Points, Quarter

Regular Season Games Played Leaders

All-Time
  • 205 – Moe Racine
  • 186 – Gerry Organ
  • 169 – Bob Simpson
  • 168 – Joe Poirier
  • 167 – Ron Stewart
  • 166 – Russ Jackson
  • 155 – Jim Piaskoski
  • 150 – Sam Scoccia
  • 146 – Kaye Vaughan
  • 143 – Irv Daymond
  • 140 – Bruno Bitkowski
  • 139 – Jim Reid

Games played figures are unofficial. Please refer to official sources.

Record Streaks for the Ottawa Rough Riders Regular Season

Winning Streak
Overall
  • 9 games (Oct. 29, 1904 — Oct. 6, 1906)
  • 8 games (Oct. 30, 1948 — Oct. 1, 1949)
  • 7 games (Oct. 9, 1971 — Aug. 30, 1972)
Home
  • 13 games (Aug. 15, 1963 — Oct. 6, 1964)
  • 9 games (Aug. 3, 1966 — Sept. 4, 1967)
  • 8 games (Oct. 19, 1899 — Oct. 26, 1901)
Visitor
  • 7 games (Nov. 6, 1948 — Oct. 22, 1949)
  • 6 games (Oct. 15, 1904 — Oct. 18, 1906)
  • 5 games (Aug. 25, 1973 — Oct. 14, 1973)
Unbeaten Streak
Overall
  • 10 games (Sept. 28, 1968 — Aug. 20, 1969)
  • 10 games (Sept. 24, 1967 — Aug. 14, 1968)
  • 9 games (Oct. 29, 1904 — Oct. 6, 1906)
Home
  • 14 games (Oct. 20, 1962 — Oct. 6, 1964)
  • 10 games (Oct. 6, 1968 — Oct. 25, 1969)
  • 9 games (Aug. 3, 1966 — Sept. 4, 1967)
Visitor
  • 7 games (Nov. 6, 1948 — Oct. 22, 1949)
  • 6 games (Sept. 14, 1968 — Aug. 20, 1969)
  • 6 games (Oct. 15, 1904 — Oct. 18, 1906)
Losing Streak
Overall
  • 13 games (July 19, 1987 — Oct. 24, 1987)
  • 12 games (Oct. 10, 1931 — Nov. 12, 1932)
  • 11 games (Oct. 29, 1988 — Sept. 5, 1989)
Home
  • 14 games (July 19, 1987 — Oct. 8, 1988)
  • 7 games (July 10, 1986 — Oct. 13, 1986)
  • 6 games (Sept. 6, 1954 — Oct. 30, 1954)
Visitor
  • 18 games (Oct. 1, 1994 — Aug. 24, 1996)
  • 15 games (Aug. 27, 1988 — Oct. 15, 1989)
  • 11 games (Oct. 3, 1986 — Oct. 16, 1987)
Winless Streak
Overall
  • 13 games (July 19, 1987 — Oct. 24, 1987)
  • 12 games (Oct. 10, 1931 — Nov. 12, 1932)
  • 11 games (Oct. 29, 1988 — Sept. 5, 1989)
Home
  • 14 games (July 19, 1987 — Oct. 8, 1988)
  • 8 games (July 10, 1986 — Nov. 1, 1986)
  • 6 games (Sept. 6, 1954 — Oct. 30, 1954)
Visitor
  • 18 games (Oct. 1, 1994 — Aug. 24, 1996)
  • 15 games (Aug. 27, 1988 — Oct. 15, 1989)
  • 11 games (Oct. 3, 1986 — Oct. 16, 1987)

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Ottawa Rough Riders Labour Day Weekend Record

Home
OpponentDayRecord
(W-L-T-OTL)
Average
Attendance
Total16-11-0-017,947.8
BCLabour Day Weekend2-3-0-021,282.8
BirminghamLabour Day Weekend0-1-0-020,062.0
HamiltonLabour Day Weekend1-1-0-011,606.0
Las VegasLabour Day Weekend1-0-0-017,732.0
MontrealLabour Day3-1-0-019,510.5
MontrealLabour Day Weekend5-2-0-018,395.2
OttawaLabour Day Weekend1-0-0-05,000.0
ReginaLabour Day Weekend1-0-0-06,000.0
TorontoLabour Day0-1-0-026,000.0
TorontoLabour Day Sunday1-0-0-017,303.0
TorontoLabour Day Weekend1-2-0-018,835.7
Visitor
OpponentDayRecord
(W-L-T-OTL)
Average
Attendance
Total2-12-0-024,028.6
EdmontonLabour Day Weekend0-1-0-012,157.0
HamiltonLabour Day2-5-0-026,896.3
MontrealLabour Day0-3-0-023,796.3
MontrealLabour Day Weekend0-3-0-021,526.7
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