1956 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1956 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 7–7–0
Division place 3rd, IRFU
Playoff finish Lost East Semi-Final

The 1956 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 3rd place in the IRFU with a 7–7 record but lost to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the East Semi-Final.

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
A Aug 3 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 13–1 Win 1–0
B Aug 10 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 33–13 Win 2–0

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Montreal Alouettes 14 10 4 0 478 361 20
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 7 7 0 383 385 14
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 7 7 0 326 359 14
Toronto Argonauts 14 4 10 0 331 413 8

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Aug 22 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29–21 Win 1–0
2 Aug 31 vs. Montreal Alouettes 42–10 Loss 1–1
2 Sept 3 at Montreal Alouettes 22–20 Loss 1–2
3 Sept 8 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21–0 Loss 1–3
4 Sept 12 at Montreal Alouettes 36–21 Loss 1–4
4 Sept 15 vs. Montreal Alouettes 20–9 Win 2–4
5 Sept 22 at Toronto Argonauts 31–20 Win 3–4
6 Sept 29 vs. Toronto Argonauts 43–22 Win 4–4
7 Oct 6 vs. Montreal Alouettes 42–35 Loss 4–5
7 Oct 8 at Montreal Alouettes 24–9 Loss 4–6
8 Oct 13 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 40–24 Loss 4–7
9 Oct 20 vs. Toronto Argonauts 37–26 Win 5–7
10 Oct 27 at Toronto Argonauts 17–15 Win 6–7
11 Nov 3 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17–15 Win 7–7

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Postseason[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Semi-Final Nov 7 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 46–21 Loss 7–8

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References[edit]