1939 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1939 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Ross Trimble
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 5–1–0
Division place 1st, IRFU
Playoff finish Lost in Grey Cup

The 1939 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 5–1 record, but lost the 27th Grey Cup to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 5 1 0 145 44 10
Toronto Argonauts 6 4 1 1 58 43 9
Hamilton Tigers 6 2 4 0 29 84 4
Montreal Royals 6 0 5 1 23 84 1

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Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Oct 7 vs. Hamilton Tigers 32–4 Win 1–0
2 Oct 14 at Montreal Royals 35–13 Win 2–0
3 Oct 21 at Toronto Argonauts 18–7 Win 3–0
4 Oct 28 vs. Toronto Argonauts 13–8 Loss 3–1
5 Nov 4 vs. Montreal Royals 27–0 Win 4–1
6 Nov 11 at Hamilton Tigers 25–7 Win 5–1

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
IRFU Final #1 Nov 18 vs. Toronto Argonauts 11–0 Win 6–1
IRFU Final #2 Nov 25 at Toronto Argonauts 28–6 Win 7–1
Eastern Final Dec 2 vs. Sarnia Imperials 23–1 Win 8–1
Grey Cup Dec 9 Winnipeg Blue Bombers 8–7 Loss 8–2

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