9 Results for tag: Saskatchewan Roughirders

‘Royalty’ attached to George Reed’s name in Riderville

June 27th, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL,ca They call him royalty. If you ever need to gauge just how much George Reed means to the province of Saskatchewan and the army of fans that follow the Saskatchewan Roughriders across the country, think about how often you’ve read or heard the word ‘royalty’ attached to his name. Reed, a ... More

GREY CUP HEADING TO LONDON, UK FOR MASSIVE CANADA 150 CELEBRATION

Trafalgar Square to play host to Henry Burris, football obstacle course; followed by a CFL Watch Party Tuesday, June 27, 2017 — TORONTO/LONDON, UK (June 27, 2017) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced that 104th Grey Cup Champion and MVP Henry Burris will be travelling to London, UK with one of the oldest trophies in pro sport, ... More

Saskatchewan Roughrider Chris Best Announces Retirement

February 23, 2017 Article by Rider Staff Photo Courtesy of Riderville.com VIA: http://www.riderville.com/2017/02/23/chris-best-announces-retirement/ The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today national offensive lineman Chris Best is retiring from the Canadian Football League. Best is a veteran of 10 CFL seasons and played 114 career regular-sea... More

Riders’ Golding receives two-game ban for violating drug policy

December 19, 2016 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO – Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Marvin Golding has been suspended two games after testing positive for a banned substance, the CFL announced Monday. Golding tested positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (DHCMT), a banned substance under the drug policy of the CFL and the Canadian ... More

Roughrider Alumni Henry “Hank” Dorsch passes at the age of 76

After a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia, COPD and cancer, Henry “Hank” Carl Dorsch, 76, of Regina, SK passed away surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in Regina. Hank is survived by his loving wife Helen Patricia (nee Kalb) of 52 years of Regina; son Doug Dorsch of Regina; daughters Natalie (Don) Fafard of ... More

David Sidoo – 2017 recipient W.A.C. Bennett Award

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 | Posted by Rattan Mall VIA: http://www.voiceonline.com/david-sidoo-is-2017-recipient-of-the-bc-sports-hall-of-fames-w-a-c-bennett-award/ Photo courtesy of David Sidoo DAVID (Dave) Sidoo, the first athlete of Indian descent to play professional football, reportedly anywhere in the world, was on Wednesday ... More

Eric Norwood Retires from the CFL

December 6, 2016 Riderville Staff VIA: http://www.riderville.com/2016/12/06/eric-norwood-retires-cfl/ Photo courtesy of the Saskatchewan Roughriders The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced international defensive lineman Eric Norwood has retired from the Canadian Football League.  Norwood played 44 career regular season games ... More

Roughriders Mourn the Loss of Joe McKnight

Roughrider Staff December 1, 2016 It is with deep sorrow that we have learned of the devastating news of the loss of Saskatchewan Roughriders player Joe McKnight.  Joe was killed this afternoon in Terrytown, Louisiana.   “We are shocked to hear the news of Joe’s sudden passing,” stated Riders Vice President of Football Operations, General ... More

CFL mourns the passing of Bill MacDermott

CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football League is mourning the passing of former coach Bill MacDermott, who passed away on May 5. MacDermott coached the Eskimos’ offensive line from 1992 to 1996 and again from 1999 to 2006, helping the Green and Gold win three Grey Cup Championships (1993, 2003 and 2005). A native of ... More