1940 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1940 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Ross Trimble
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 5–1–0
Division place 1st, IRFU
Playoff finish Won Grey Cup

The 1940 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 5–1 record and won the Grey Cup.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 5 1 0 116 40 10
Toronto Argonauts 6 4 2 0 58 79 8
Hamilton Tigers 6 2 4 0 45 73 4
Montreal Royals 6 1 5 0 39 66 2

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Oct 5 at Hamilton Tigers 21–1 Win 1–0
2 Oct 12 vs. Montreal Royals 19–0 Win 2–0
3 Oct 19 vs. Toronto Argonauts 41–6 Win 3–0
4 Oct 26 at Toronto Argonauts 11–9 Loss 3–1
5 Nov 2 at Montreal Royals 7–4 Win 4–1
6 Nov 9 vs. Hamilton Tigers 19–18 Win 5–1

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Postseason[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
IRFU Final #1 Nov 16 vs. Toronto Argonauts 12–1 Win 6–1
IRFU Final #2 Nov 23 at Toronto Argonauts 8–1 Win 7–1
Grey Cup Game 1 Nov 30 at Toronto Balmy Beach 8–2 Win 8–1
Grey Cup Game 2 Dec 7 vs. Toronto Balmy Beach 12–5 Win 9–1

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