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Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1940
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Toronto Balmy Beach 8-2 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 30, 1940. Also had a rematch on December 7, 1940 where Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Toronto Balmy Beach 12-5 at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, Ontario (Only two game series in Grey Cup history with Ottawa winning 20-7 on aggregate score). The Canadian Rugby Union arranged the series after it refused to allow the WIFU (Western Interprovincial Football Union) winners, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to compete in the final. The reason for the refusal was based on the WIFU season being played under rules that varied from IRFU (Interprovincial Rugby Football Union) rules.
Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1951
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Saskatchewan Roughriders 21-14 at Varsity Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 24, 1951
Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1960
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Edmonton Eskimos 16-6 at Empire Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 26, 1960
Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1968
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Calgary Stampeders 24-21 at CNE Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 30, 1968. Future NFL player Vic Washington set the Grey Cup record for longest rushing touchdown at 79 yards.
Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1969
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Saskatchewan Roughriders 29-11 at Autostade (Automotive Stadium) in Montreal, Quebec on November 30, 1969
Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1973
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Edmonton Eskimos 22-18 at CNE Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 25, 1973
Ottawa Rough Riders
   won the Grey Cup in   
1976
Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Saskatchewan Roughriders 23-20 at CNE Stadium in Toronto, Ontario on November 28, 1976. with 20 seconds left in the game Notre Dame University graduate Tom Clements threw a pass to tight end Tony Gabriel for the winning touchdown for Ottawa and Clements was awarded the Most Valuable Player trophy for his play in this game.






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