|1941 Ottawa Rough Riders season|
|Head coach||Ross Trimble|
|Home field||Lansdowne Park|
|Division place||1st, ECU|
|Playoff finish||Lost Grey Cup|
The 1941 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 5–1 record, but failed to defend as Grey Cup champions as the team lost the 29th Grey Cup to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
|Ottawa Rough Riders||6||5||1||0||72||21||10|
|Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers||6||2||4||0||27||34||4|
|1||Sept 27||vs. Montreal Royals||18–5||Win||1–0|
|2||Oct 4||at Toronto Argonauts||7–3||Loss||1–1|
|3||Oct 11||vs. Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers||13–1||Win||2–1|
|4||Oct 18||at Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers||3–0||Win||3–1|
|5||Oct 25||vs. Toronto Argonauts||24–6||Win||4–1|
|6||Nov 1||at Montreal Royals||11–2||Win||5–1|
|IRFU Final #1||Nov 8||vs. Toronto Argonauts||16–8||Win||6–1|
|IRFU Final #2||Nov 15||at Toronto Argonauts||10–1||Win||7–1|
|Eastern Final||Nov 22||vs. Hamilton Wildcats||7–2||Win||8–1|
|Grey Cup||Nov 29||Winnipeg Blue Bombers||18–16||Loss||8–2|
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