The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1940 Season

Season Summary

Ottawa Rough Riders 1940 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Ottawa Rough Riders 1940 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Regular Season 6 5 1 0 10 116 40 W2 5-1-0
    Home 3 3 0 0 6 79 24 W3 3-0-0
    Visitor 3 2 1 0 4 37 16 W1 2-1-0

Full 1940 League Standings

Ottawa Rough Riders 1940 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.389 3-0-0 (3) 2-1-0 (3)
Non-Divisional 0.000 0-0-0 (0) 0-0-0 (0)
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.667
Hamilton Tigers (2) 0.333
Montreal Bulldogs (2) 0.167

Team Scoring

19401939 +/-
Average Combined Score 26.00 -5.50
Average Winning Score 21.40 -6.00
Average Losing Score 9.00 +1.00
Average Home Score 26.33 +4.00
Average Visitor Score 12.33 -13.67
Average Margin of Victory 15.60 -5.60
Average Margin of Loss 2.00 -3.00

1940 Ottawa Rough Riders Attendance

  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Total: 7,000
  • High: 7,000
  • Avg: 7,000 (1 out of 3 game)
  • Diff from 1939 Avg: -4,190
  • Low: 7,000
  • Sellouts: 0
  • % of Capacity: 46.67
  • Diff from League Avg: +5,983

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Coaches

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Stadium

  • 1940 home stadium: Lansdowne Park
  • Capacity: 15,000
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1908 – Opened 1908

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Ottawa 201232 22123 192039 18422 79 (26.3)37 (12.3)116 (19.3)
Opponent 066 9110 12214 3710 16 (5.3)24 (8.0)40 (6.7)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0)
After 2nd 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (4-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 3 (2-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (4-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (1-0-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0)
Week Date/Time (EST Result Attendance
1
Sat. Oct. 5
OTT 21 @ HAM 1 W  
2
Sat. Oct. 12
MTL 0 @ OTT 19 W 7,000
3
Sat. Oct. 19
TOR 6 @ OTT 41 W  
4
Sat. Oct. 26
OTT 9 @ TOR 11 L 16,000
5
Sat. Nov. 2
OTT 7 @ MTL 4 W  
6
Sat. Nov. 9
HAM 18 @ OTT 19 W  
P2
Sat. Nov. 16
TOR 1 @ OTT 12 W  
P2
Sat. Nov. 23
OTT 8 @ TOR 1 W  
GC
Sat. Nov. 30 2:30 PM
OTT 8 @ BB 2 W 4,998
GC
Sat. Dec. 7 2:30 PM
BB 5 @ OTT 12 W 1,700