1959 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1959 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 8–6–0
Division place 2nd, IRFU
Playoff finish Lost East Finals

The 1959 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 2nd place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with an 8–6 record but lost to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the East Finals.

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
B July 30 vs. BC Lions 24–22 Win 1–0
B Aug 3 at Edmonton Eskimos 20–7 Loss 1–1
C Aug 6 at BC Lions 35–14 Win 2–1

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14 10 4 0 298 162 20
Ottawa Rough Riders 14 8 6 0 275 217 16
Montreal Alouettes 14 6 8 0 193 305 12
Toronto Argonauts 14 4 10 0 192 274 8

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Aug 18 vs. Toronto Argonauts 21–20 Loss 0–1
1 Aug 21 at Montreal Alouettes 23–8 Loss 0–2
2 Aug 29 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 34–10 Loss 0–3
3 Sept 5 vs. Montreal Alouettes 22–7 Loss 0–4
4 Sept 13 at Toronto Argonauts 19–6 Loss 0–5
5 Sept 16 vs. Toronto Argonauts 28–1 Win 1–5
5 Sept 19 at Montreal Alouettes 43–6 Win 2–5
6 Sept 26 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 23–14 Loss 2–6
7 Oct 3 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 9–7 Win 3–6
8 Oct 10 vs. Montreal Alouettes 36–8 Win 4–6
8 Oct 12 at Montreal Alouettes 28–12 Win 5–6
9 Oct 17 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17–16 Win 6–6
10 Oct 24 vs. Toronto Argonauts 18–4 Win 7–6
11 Oct 31 at Toronto Argonauts 31–21 Win 8–6

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Postseason[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Score Result Record
East Semi-Final Nov 7 vs. Montreal Alouettes 43–0 Win 9–6
East Final #1 Nov 14 vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17–5 Win 10–6
East Final #2 Nov 21 at Hamilton Tiger-Cats 21–7 Loss 10–7

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