1960 Ottawa Rough Riders season

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1960 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head coach Frank Clair
Home field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record9–5
Division place2nd, East
Playoff finishWon Grey Cup

The 1960 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 2nd place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 9–5 record and won the Grey Cup.

Contents

Preseason

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
AJuly 26vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders20–6Win1–0
BAug 2at BC Lions27–26Loss1–1
BAug 4at Winnipeg Blue Bombers18–14Loss1–2
CAug 10vs. Edmonton Eskimos29–24Loss1–3

Regular season

Standings

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union
TeamGPWLTPFPAPts
Toronto Argonauts 14104037026520
Ottawa Rough Riders 1495040028318
Montreal Alouettes 1459034045810
Hamilton Tiger-Cats 1441002733778

Schedule

WeekDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
1Aug 16vs. Toronto Argonauts21–7Loss0–1
2Aug 20at Hamilton Tiger-Cats35–6Win1–1
3Aug 29vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats29–21Win2–1
4Sept 3vs. Montreal Alouettes40–16Win3–1
4Sept 5at Montreal Alouettes39–22Loss3–2
5Sept 14vs. Toronto Argonauts21–12Win4–2
6Sept 18at Toronto Argonauts26–12Win5–2
7Sept 24at Hamilton Tiger-Cats35–21Win6–2
8Oct 1vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats27–18Loss6–3
9Oct 8vs. Montreal Alouettes41–23Win7–3
9Oct 10at Montreal Alouettes51–21Win8–3
10Oct 16at Toronto Argonauts37–13Loss8–4
11Oct 22vs. Toronto Argonauts38–1Win9–4
12Oct 29at Hamilton Tiger-Cats26–24Loss9–5

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Postseason

Playoffs

RoundDateOpponentScoreResultRecord
East Semi-FinalNov 5vs. Montreal Alouettes30–14Win10–5
East Final #1Nov 12vs. Toronto Argonauts33–21Win11–5
East Final #2Nov 20at Toronto Argonauts21–20Win12–5
Grey CupNov 26Edmonton Eskimos16–6Win13–5

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Grey Cup

Teams1 Q2 Q3 Q4 QFinal
Edmonton Eskimos06006
Ottawa Rough Riders360716

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Player stats

Passing

PlayerGames PlayedAttemptsCompletionsPercentageYardsTouchdownsInterceptions
Ron Lancaster1420110150.2%18431618
Russ Jackson14522038.5%22223

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References

  1. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1960irfuott.html
  2. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1960irfuott.html
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-06-01. Retrieved 2017-08-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)