2 Results for tag: Ottawa Roughriders

For CFL legend Tony Gabriel, The Catch leads to The Crutch

September 18th, 2017 Scott Radley - Hamilton Spectator Decades later his winning catch is still one of the most famous plays in league history. He'd caught this pass before. The touchdown grab he made in the final seconds of the 1976 Grey Cup game won his Ottawa Rough Riders the title, and cemented his reputation as one of the legends of Canadian ... More

CFLAA Legends of the Game Profile – Jim Cain

Jim Cain was a versatile member of the Ottawa Rough Riders line for nine years from 1961 to 1969 finishing with two consecutive Grey Cup victories in 1968 and 1969. How Jim got to Ottawa is an interesting story. After graduating from high school in Toronto he attended a ‘high school/ junior football’ tryout camp in Ottawa along with 45 others. He ... More