1956 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1956 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record7–7
Division place3rd, IRFU
Playoff finishLost 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.

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Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AAug 3vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders13–1Win1–0
BAug 10vs. Edmonton Eskimos33–13Win2–0

Regular season

Standings

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Montreal Alouettes 14104047836120
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1477038338514
Ottawa Rough Riders 1477032635914
Toronto Argonauts 1441003314138

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1Aug 22at Hamilton Tiger-Cats29–21Win1–0
2Aug 31vs. Montreal Alouettes42–10Loss1–1
2Sept 3at Montreal Alouettes22–20Loss1–2
3Sept 8vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats21–0Loss1–3
4Sept 12at Montreal Alouettes36–21Loss1–4
4Sept 15vs. Montreal Alouettes20–9Win2–4
5Sept 22at Toronto Argonauts31–20Win3–4
6Sept 29vs. Toronto Argonauts43–22Win4–4
7Oct 6vs. Montreal Alouettes42–35Loss4–5
7Oct 8at Montreal Alouettes24–9Loss4–6
8Oct 13at Hamilton Tiger-Cats40–24Loss4–7
9Oct 20vs. Toronto Argonauts37–26Win5–7
10Oct 27at Toronto Argonauts17–15Win6–7
11Nov 3vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats17–15Win7–7

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Postseason

Playoffs

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
East Semi-FinalNov 7at Hamilton Tiger-Cats46–21Loss7–8

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