GC106 Daily Blog
Follow along as the REDBLACKS experience Grey Cup week as it leads to the big game on Sunday, November 25 in Edmonton.
Day 3 – Final practice of the season
After almost eight months of prep, the REDBLACKS took to Foote Field at the University of Alberta for their final practice of the season. And it was safe to say, spirits were high.
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CelebRNation, our official Grey Cup party, also kicked off with Big Joe, the REDBLACKS Cheer & Dance Team, and a few players making an appearance to spend some quality time with RNation’s finest.
Day 2 – Lew and Brad take home the hardware
What a night! The Shaw CFL Awards proved to be a memorable evening for RNation, as Brad Sinopoli won Most Outstanding Canadian and Lewis Ward had his hands full with both the Most Outstanding Rookie and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player awards.
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To kick off the morning, the entire team attended Media Day at the Shaw Centre to talk Grey Cup with media members from across Canada.
Day 1 – Practice at Foote Field
The squad hit the field at the University of Alberta for their first practice session in Edmonton. Energy was high and excitement was higher as the team preps for Sunday’s championship game.
Trevor Harris, Ky Hebert, and Mike Klassen talk after practice.
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Trevor Harris and Rick Campbell talk to the media before heading to the airport.
The whole squad suited up for the flight into Edmonton. Look at those sharped dressed men!
Brad Sinopoli says it’s been a long time since the 2016 Grey Cup.