List of Ottawa Rough Riders seasons

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This is an incomplete list of seasons competed by the Ottawa Rough Riders , a Canadian Football League team. While the team was founded in 1876, they did not join the CFL until it was founded in 1958. The franchise folded in 1996 due to poor management and would not see another team until the Ottawa Renegades franchise. Throughout their history, the Rough Riders have won nine Grey Cups.

Grey Cup/Dominion ChampionshipsDivision Championships*Regular season Championships^
League
Season
Rough Riders
Season
LeagueDivisionFinishWinsLossesTiesPlayoffs
Ottawa Rough Riders
1898 1898 ORFU †*1st^600Won Dominion Championship (Varsity) 7-3
1899 1899ORFU2nd510Lost League Playoff (Granites) 8-0
1900 1900ORFU†*1st^420Won League Playoff (Argonauts) 20-12
Won Dominion Championship (Brockville) 17-10
1901 1901ORFU2nd420
1902 1902ORFU†*1st^200Won Dominion Championship (College) 5-0
1903 1903 QRFU 1st^510No Dominion Championship played in this year
1904 1904QRFU3rd330
1905 1905QRFU*1st^600Lost Dominion Championship (Varsity) 11-9
1906 1906QRFU2nd420
1907 1907 IRFU 3rd240
1908 1908 IRFU1st^510Lost League Playoff (Tigers) 11-9
1909 1909 IRFU*2nd510Won League Playoff (Tigers) 14-8
Lost Eastern Semi-Final (Varsity) 31-7
1910 1910 IRFU3rd330
1911 1911 IRFU3rd330
1912 1912 IRFU2nd420
1913 1913 IRFU2nd420
1914 1914 IRFU4th060
1915 1915 IRFU3rd240
1916season cancelled (World War I)
1917season cancelled (World War I)
1918season cancelled (World War I)
1919 1919 IRFU4th240
1920 1920 IRFU3rd330
1921 1921 IRFU2nd330
1922 1922 IRFU4th051
1923 1923 IRFU4th150
1924 1924 IRFU3rd240
Ottawa Senators
1925 1925 IRFU†*1st^411Won East Finals (Queen's) 11-2
Won Grey Cup (Tammany Tigers) 24-1
1926 1926 IRFU†*1st^510Won East Finals (Beachers) 7-6
Won Grey Cup (Varsity Blues) 10-7
1927 1927 IRFU2nd321
1928 1928 IRFU4th141
1929 1929 IRFU4th060
1930 1930 IRFU4th060
Ottawa Rough Riders
1931 1931 IRFU4th060
1932 1932 IRFU4th060
1933 1933 IRFU3rd330
1934 1934 IRFU4th150
1935 1935 IRFU3rd540
1936 1936 IRFU*2nd330Won I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Tigers) 3-2
Won East Finals (Argonauts) 2-0 series (22-6 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Imperials) 26-20
1937 1937 IRFU2nd330Lost I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Argonauts) 1-1 series (21-16 points)
1938 1938 IRFU1st^510Lost I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Argonauts) 0-2 series (14-4 points)
1939 1939 IRFU*1st^510Won I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Argonauts) 2-0 series (39-6 points)
Won East Finals (Imperials) 2-0 series (22-6 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Blue Bombers) 8-7
1940 1940 IRFU†*1st^510Won I.R.F.U. Finals (Argonauts) 2-0 series (20-2 points)
Won Grey Cup (Beachers) 2-0 series (20-7 points)
1941 1941 ECU*1st^510Won I.R.F.U. Finals (Argonauts) 1-1 series (18-17 points)
Won East Finals (Wildcats) 7-2
Lost Grey Cup (Blue Bombers) 18-16
1942 1942 OCSRFU1st^310Lost OCSRFU Finals (RCAF Uplands) 9-0
1943season cancelled (World War II)
1944season cancelled (World War II)
1945 1945 IRFU1st^510Lost I.R.F.U. Finals (Argonauts) 1-1 series (33-18 points)
1946 1946 IRFU3rd642
1947 1947 IRFU1st^840Lost I.R.F.U. Finals (Argonauts) 0-2 series (24-0 points)
1948 1948 IRFU*1st^1020Won I.R.F.U. Finals (Alouettes) 1-1 series (34-28 points)
Won East Finals (Tigers) 19-0
Lost Grey Cup (Stampeders) 12-7
1949 1949 IRFU1st^1110Lost I.R.F.U. Finals (Alouettes) 0-2 series (36-20 points)
1950 1950 IRFU4th471
1951 1951 IRFU†*1st^750Won I.R.F.U. Finals (Tiger-Cats) 2-0 series (28-16 points)
Won East Finals (Imperials) 43-17
Won Grey Cup (Roughriders) 21-14
1952 1952 IRFU3rd570
1953 1953 IRFU3rd770
1954 1954 IRFU4th2120
1955 1955 IRFU4th390
1956 1956 IRFU3rd770Lost I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Tiger-Cats) 46-21
1957 1957 IRFU2nd860Lost I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 24-15
1958 1958 CFL I.R.F.U.3rd680Won I.R.F.U. Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 26-12
Lost I.R.F.U. Finals (Tiger-Cats) 0-2 series (54-14 points)
1959 1959 CFLI.R.F.U.2nd860Won East Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 26-12
Lost East Finals (Tiger-Cats) 1-1 series (26-24 points)
1960 1960 CFLI.R.F.U.*2nd950Won East Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 30-14
Won East Finals (Argonauts) 2-0 series (54-41 points)
Won Grey Cup (Eskimos) 16-6
1961 1961 CFLEast2nd860Lost East Semi-Finals (Argonauts) 43-19
1962 1962 CFLEast2nd671Lost East Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 18-17
1963 1963 CFLEast2nd950Won East Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 17-5
Lost East Finals (Tiger-Cats) 1-1 series (63-35 points)
1964 1964 CFLEast2nd851Won East Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 27-0
Lost East Finals (Tiger-Cats) 1-1 series (39-38 points)
1965 1965 CFLEast2nd770Won East Semi-Finals (Alouettes) 36-7
Lost East Finals (Tiger-Cats) 0-1-1 series (25-20 points)
1966 1966 CFLEast*1st^1130Won East Finals (Tiger-Cats) 2-0 series (72-17 points)
Lost Grey Cup (Roughriders) 29-14
1967 1967 CFLEast2nd941Won East Semi-Finals (Argonauts) 38-22
Lost East Finals (Tiger-Cats) 0-2 series (37-3 points)
1968 1968 CFLEast*1st^932Won East Finals (Argonauts) 1-1 series (47-27 points)
Won Grey Cup (Stampeders) 24-21
1969 1969 CFLEast*1st^1130Won East Finals (Argonauts) 1-1 series (46-25 points)
Won Grey Cup (Roughriders) 29-11
1970 1970 CFLEast4th4100
1971 1971 CFLEast3rd680Lost East Semi-Finals (Hamilton Tiger-Cats) 23-4
1972 1972 CFLEast2nd1130Won East Semi-Final (Alouettes) 14-11
Lost East Final (Tiger-Cats) 19-7
1973 1973 CFLEast*1st^950Won East Final (Alouettes) 23-14
Won Grey Cup (Eskimos) 22-18
1974 1974 CFLEast2nd790Won East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 21-19
Lost East Final (Alouettes) 14-4
1975 1975 CFLEast1st^1051Lost East Final (Alouettes) 20-10
1976 1976 CFLEast*1st^961Won East Final (Tiger-Cats) 17-15
Won Grey Cup (Roughriders) 23-20
1977 1977 CFLEast2nd880Won East Semi-Final (Argonauts) 21-16
Lost East Final (Alouettes) 21-18
1978 1978 CFLEast1st^1150Lost East Final (Alouettes) 21-16
1979 1979 CFLEast2nd862Won East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 29-26
Lost East Final (Alouettes) 17-6
1980 1980 CFLEast3rd790Lost East Semi-Final (Alouettes) 25-21
1981 1981 CFLEast*2nd5110Won East Semi-Final (Montreal Alouettes) 20-16
Won East Final (Tiger-Cats) 17-13
Lost Grey Cup (Eskimos) 26-23
1982 1982 CFLEast3rd5110Won East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 30-20
Lost East Final (Argonauts) 44-7
1983 1983 CFLEast2nd880Lost East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 33-31
1984 1984 CFLEast4th4120
1985 1985 CFLEast3rd790Lost East Semi-Final (Concordes) 30-20
1986 1986 CFLEast4th3141
1987 1987 CFLEast4th3150
1988 1988 CFLEast4th2160
1989 1989 CFLEast4th4140
1990 1990 CFLEast3rd7110Lost East Semi-Final (Argonauts) 34-25
1991 1991 CFLEast3rd7110Lost East Semi-Final (Blue Bombers) 26-8
1992 1992 CFLEast3rd990Lost East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 29-28
1993 1993 CFLEast3rd4140Lost East Semi-Final (Tiger-Cats) 21-10
1994 1994 CFLEast4th4140Lost East Semi-Final (Blue Bombers) 26-16
1995 1995 CFLNorth8th3150
1996 1996 CFLEast4th3150
Regular Season Totals (1898-1996)48152317
Playoff Totals (1898-1996)5178
Grey Cup Totals (1909-1996)96
Dominion Championship Totals (1898-1908)31

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