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1908 Ottawa Rough Riders season
Head Coach Tom Clancy
Home Field Lansdowne Park
Results
Record 5–1–0
Place 1st, IRFU
Playoff Finish Lost League Playoff
Timeline
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1907 1909

The 1908 Ottawa Rough Riders finished in 1st place in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union with a 5–1 record and qualified for the IRFU playoffs for the first time since its inception in the previous year. The Rough Riders were defeated by the Hamilton Tigers in a league playoff.

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Interprovincial Rugby Football Union[1]
Team GP W L T PF PA Pts
Ottawa Rough Riders 6 5 1 0 114 41 10
Hamilton Tigers 6 5 1 0 131 42 10
Montreal Football Club 6 1 5 0 49 101 2
Toronto Argonauts 6 1 5 0 50 160 2

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Score Result Record
1 Oct 3 vs. Montreal Football Club 11–2 Win 1–0
2 Oct 10 at Toronto Argonauts 45–11 Win 2–0
3 Oct 17 at Hamilton Tigers 15–7 Loss 2–1
4 Oct 24 vs. Toronto Argonauts 21–2 Win 3–1
5 Oct 31 at Montreal Football Club 22–5 Win 4–1
6 Nov 7 vs. Hamilton Tigers 8–6 Win 5–1
[2]

PostseasonEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Result
IRFU Playoff Nov 20 at Hamilton Tigers 11–9 Loss
[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 978-0-9739425-4-5, p.294
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The Ottawa Rough Riders’ 1908 Season". http://stats.cfldb.ca. http://stats.cfldb.ca/team/ottawa-rough-riders/1908/.

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