1958 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1958 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 6–8–0
Division place 3rd, IRFU
Playoff finish Lost East Finals

The 1958 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 3rd place in the IRFU with a 6–8 record but lost to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the East Finals. This was also the Rough Riders' first season in the Canadian Football League as the league was formed in this year.

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
B Aug 1 vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders 29–28 Win 1–0
C Aug 7 vs. BC Lions 33–27 Win 2–0
C Aug 11 vs. Edmonton Eskimos 26–6 Win 3–0

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 3 1 291 235 21
Montreal Alouettes 14 7 6 1 265 269 15
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 6 8 0 233 243 12
Toronto Argonauts 14 4 10 0 266 308 8

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Aug 19 vs. Toronto Argonauts 44–7 Win 1–0
1 Aug 23 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 13–7 Loss 1–1
2 Aug 30 at Montreal Alouettes 11–9 Loss 1–2
3 Sept 6 vs. Montreal Alouettes 17–1 Win 2–2
4 Sept 14 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
(at Philadelphia Municipal Stadium)
24–18 Loss 2–3
5 Sept 20 at Toronto Argonauts 17–14 Win 3–3
6 Sept 27 vs. Toronto Argonauts 28–4 Win 4–3
7 Oct 4 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14–1 Loss 4–4
8 Oct 11 vs. Montreal Alouettes 41–7 Win 5–4
8 Oct 13 at Montreal Alouettes 34–13 Loss 5–5
9 Oct 18 vs. Toronto Argonauts 41–0 Loss 5–6
10 Oct 25 at Toronto Argonauts 42–24 Loss 5–7
11 Nov 1 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14–8 Win 6–7
12 Nov 8 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 23–0 Loss 6–8

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Postseason[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Semi-Final Nov 12 vs. Montreal Alouettes 26–12 Win 7–8
East Final #1 Nov 15 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 35–7 Loss 7–9
East Final #2 Nov 22 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 19–7 Loss 7–10

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