Post Tagged with: "Saskatchewan Roughriders"

DYK: Raiders coming to Canada? German QB invited to CFL Intl. combine, and more

DYK: Raiders coming to Canada? German QB invited to CFL Intl. combine, and more

March 18, 2019 at 6:10 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels.  In this edition: Oakland Raiders look to schedule exhibition game in Canada German quarterback competing at CFL’s international combine Former Montreal Blitz player making waves in CFL’s front office Player safetyRead More

DB Rivalin isn’t afraid of contact

DB Rivalin isn’t afraid of contact

November 30, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Isaac Rivalin got into football when he was young watching the Saskatchewan Roughriders games, and hearing stories about his Dad and Grandpa play. “The sport means everything to me,” he said. “The friends and memories I have made throughout the years is something I wouldn’t change for the world andRead More

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

Pre-season game preview: Rivalry in the prairies when Pirates, Titans meet

August 31, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

The Grant Park Pirates are welcoming the O’Neil Titans from Regina, Saskatchewan to Investors Group Field for a pre-season game on August 31st at 3 p.m. This pre-season game will be held on the Friday of Labour Day weekend just before the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Saskatchewan Roughriders meet.  Read More

Montréal add size to offensive line

Montréal add size to offensive line

June 20, 2018 at 5:50 amby 0 comments

Montréal adds a local commit to their 2018 class. Brendon Philogene, an offensive lineman from the Regina Thunder (CJFL), is heading back to Québec after signing with the University of Montréal Carabins. Philogene is from Laval, Québec, where he attended École Secondaire Georges-Vanier. In 2016 he joined the Thunder andRead More

WR Sveinbjornson’s gridiron goal

WR Sveinbjornson’s gridiron goal

May 10, 2018 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

Carson Sveinbjornson was introduced to football when his Dad took him to Saskatchewan Roughrider games as a kid and he fell in love right away. “Football is really important to me and I am always looking to take a step further in the sport,” added Carson.

(photo credit: Scott Grant, CFL)

A CFC SPECIAL: Canada’s Invictus Games flag bearer a veteran of both football and our armed forces

October 22, 2017 at 6:30 amby 1 comment

Canada (specifically Toronto) recently played host to the Invictus Games – a week-long Olympic-like competition featuring athletes who were wounded and scarred (both mentally and physically) in peacekeeping missions for their countries. The athletes compete in events such as golf, indoor rowing, and sitting volleyball, among others. The games wereRead More

(credit: Ryan McCabe, CFC)

DID YOU KNOW (47): Half-century celebration, former Ottawa Rough Rider loses battle with cancer, Mosaic memorabilia, Warriors win!

September 4, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Alberta high school celebrates 50th season of football Former Ottawa Rough Rider Rick Sowieta passes away Saskatchewan Roughrider fans take homeRead More

DID YOU KNOW (43): Unfinished business, having a ball, bucket list item, from far and wide

DID YOU KNOW (43): Unfinished business, having a ball, bucket list item, from far and wide

August 6, 2017 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly installment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Former high school, CIS star continuing career overseas Cancer survivor receives TD ball at Riders’ game Ontario universities partner to formRead More

DID YOU KNOW (32): Growing the game coast to coast, Prairie pros give back, Association of the Year award

DID YOU KNOW (32): Growing the game coast to coast, Prairie pros give back, Association of the Year award

April 30, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Football arrives at three B.C. middle schools Growing the game out East Former Riders host “Playground to Pros” Camp in SaskatoonRead More

DID YOU KNOW (24): Hardcourt to the gridiron, proving doubters wrong, hard work pays off, former X-Men signs with German club

DID YOU KNOW (24): Hardcourt to the gridiron, proving doubters wrong, hard work pays off, former X-Men signs with German club

February 26, 2017 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

DID YOU KNOW is a weekly instalment that brings you some of the most fascinating stories in Canadian football across the country at all levels. In this week’s edition: Muamba’s journey to the CFL Cook stands small, but plays big Perseverance in the classroom leads to U Sports scholarship FormerRead More

Courtesy of Archelaus Jack

SMU picks up highly-touted WR

January 20, 2017 at 5:44 amby 0 comments

The Huskies welcome a former CJFLer to their team. The U Sports league better get ready for sparkplug Archelaus Jack, a wide receiver formerly from the Oakville Longhorns, who will be making his university debut with the Saint Mary’s University Huskies in September. The product of Mississauga, Ontario has hadRead More

Statement on Roughriders’ roster matter

Statement on Roughriders’ roster matter

August 12, 2016 at 5:44 amby 0 comments

TORONTO (August 11, 2016) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released the following statement: The CFL today levied a $60,000 fine against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, as well as a deduction in excess of $26,000 off the Roughriders’ 2016 salary cap. This decision was made after Commissioner Jeffrey L. OrridgeRead More

SB Solypa focused on future

SB Solypa focused on future

March 12, 2015 at 6:28 amby 0 comments

CFC INSIDER Clansmen standout looking for more recruitment action This offseason, Murdoch Mackay Clansmen Timmy Solypa has shifted his attention to one goal.

CFL Fines: Watkins, Morley and Woldu disciplined

CFL Fines: Watkins, Morley and Woldu disciplined

September 10, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO  The Canadian Football League announced today that it has fined the following players: Edmonton Eskimo defensive back Patrick Watkins for making offensive and inappropriate comments directed towards an opponent during last Saturday’s game against the Calgary Stampeders. Winnipeg Blue Bomber offensive lineman Steve Morley for punching an opponent during Sunday’s gameRead More

CFL POW (11):  Allen, Woods, Rodgers & Cornish

CFL POW (11): Allen, Woods, Rodgers & Cornish

September 9, 2014 at 6:02 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – Anthony Allen, Bear Woods, James Rodgers and Jon Cornish were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 11 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and DuaneRead More

CFL POW (10): Cornish, Foley & Stoudermire

CFL POW (10): Cornish, Foley & Stoudermire

September 2, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – Jon Cornish, Ricky Foley and Troy Stoudermire were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 10 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde ofRead More

CFL POW (8): Logan, Chick, Brown & Bagg

CFL POW (8): Logan, Chick, Brown & Bagg

August 19, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – Stefan Logan, John Chick, Tim Brown and Rob Bagg were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 8 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The four players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and DuaneRead More

CFL POW (7):  Glenn, Chick, Banks & Messam

CFL POW (7): Glenn, Chick, Banks & Messam

August 12, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – Kevin Glenn, John Chick, Brandon Banks and Jerome Messam were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 7 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The four players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane FordeRead More

CFL Players of the Month (July):  Reilly, Chick, Waters & Harris

CFL Players of the Month (July): Reilly, Chick, Waters & Harris

July 30, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – The Canadian Football League announced today that Mike Reilly, John Chick, Swayze Waters and Andrew Harris were named the CFL Players of the Month for July. The monthly awards include all games played from Week 1 to Week 5. The four players were chosen by a panel of judgesRead More

POW (5) CFL: LeFevour, Chick, Hajrullahu & Hurl

POW (5) CFL: LeFevour, Chick, Hajrullahu & Hurl

July 29, 2014 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – Dan LeFevour, John Chick, Lirim Hajrullahu and Samuel Hurl were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 5 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The four players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and DuaneRead More

Chamblin named 2013 CFL Coach of the Year

Chamblin named 2013 CFL Coach of the Year

February 6, 2014 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

OTTAWA, ON – Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Corey Chamblin has been named the recipient of the Annis Stukus Trophy for being the 2013 CFL Coach of the Year. Coach Chamblin was presented the award earlier today by CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon at a luncheon in Ottawa, Ontario as part ofRead More

Austin, Chamblin & Hufnagel CFL Coach of the Year finalists

Austin, Chamblin & Hufnagel CFL Coach of the Year finalists

January 20, 2014 at 4:00 amby 1 comment

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League announced today the finalists for the 2013 Annis Stukus Trophy, awarded to the CFL Coach of the Year. As voted by 58 members of the Football Reporters of Canada, the finalists are Hamilton Tiger-Cats Head Coach, General Manager and Vice President of Football Operations KentRead More

Sheets powers Roughriders to 101st Grey Cup victory

Sheets powers Roughriders to 101st Grey Cup victory

November 25, 2013 at 6:24 amby 0 comments

Roughriders running back sets Grey Cup record in win Kory Sheets set a record setting performance on Sunday night as the Saskatchewan Roughriders won the 101st Grey Cup.  The Roughriders defeated the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats 45-23 in front of Rider Nation at Mosaic Stadium. Sheets was named MVP for rackingRead More