1951 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1951 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Clem Crowe
Home field Lansdowne Park
Division place1st, IRFU
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup

The 1951 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 7–5 record and won the Grey Cup.



AAug 4vs. Toronto Balmy Beach Beachers61–0Win1–0
BAug 11vs. New York Giants41–18Loss1–1
CAug 18at Hamilton Tiger-Cats38–17Loss1–2

Regular season


Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
Ottawa Rough Riders 1275021819714
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1275022913114
Toronto Argonauts 1275022620514
Montreal Alouettes 123901462866


1Sept 1vs. Toronto Argonauts36–17Loss0–1
2Sept 8vs. Montreal Alouettes13–9Win1–1
2Sept 9at Montreal Alouettes33–8Win2–1
3Sept 15at Toronto Argonauts11–6Loss2–2
4Sept 22at Hamilton Tiger-Cats17–10Loss2–3
5Sept 29vs. Toronto Argonauts20–18Win3–3
6Oct 6vs. Montreal Alouettes25–13Win4–3
6Oct 8at Montreal Alouettes12–9Win5–3
7Oct 13vs. Toronto Argonauts28–19Loss5–4
8Oct 20at Hamilton Tiger-Cats32–16Win6–4
9Oct 27vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats13–9Win7–4
10Nov 3at Toronto Argonauts23–18Loss7–5




IRFU Final #1Nov 14vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats17–7Win8–5
IRFU Final #2Nov 17at Hamilton Tiger-Cats11–9Win9–5
Eastern FinalNov 21vs. Sarnia Imperials43–17Win10–5
Grey CupNov 24Saskatchewan Roughriders21–14Win11–5


Grey Cup

Teams1 Q2 Q3 Q4 QFinal
Saskatchewan Roughriders2001214
Ottawa Rough Riders0127221


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