Rough Riders

RR50: ’68 and ’69 Grey Cups in 30

August 9, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Relive the glory of the 1968 and 1969 Ottawa Rough Riders as claim back to back Grey Cup championships in these bite-sized highlights.

Fewer than 2,000 tickets remain for Saturday’s game against the Montreal Alouettes

August 8, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Fewer than 2,000 tickets remain for Saturday’s game against the Montreal Alouettes at TD Place at 8 p.m. as the REDBLACKS get set to honour the 1968 and 1969 Grey Cup-winning Ottawa Rough ...

Polak made ‘her-story’ while helping Rough Riders stay afloat

August 8, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Jo-Anne Polak came into a history-making job with the history she was making the furthest thing from her mind. She was named the general manager of the Ottawa Rough Riders in December, 1988. The ...

REDBLACKS set to honour 1968, 1969 Rough Riders on August 11

July 25, 2018 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Members of the 1968 and 1969 Ottawa Rough Riders, Ottawa’s last back-to-back Grey Cup champions, will be honoured by the team at their game against the Montreal Alouettes on August 11.

Long-time Rough Rider Rick Sowieta Passes Away

August 27, 2017 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
The Ottawa REDBLACKS and the CFL Ottawa Alumni Association are mourning the loss of long-time Ottawa Rough Rider, he was 63. Sowieta had a valiant fight with pancreatic cancer that he was ...

Rough Rider great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell passes away

August 9, 2017 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
The Ottawa REDBLACKS and the CFL Ottawa Alumni Association are mourning the loss of Ottawa Rough Rider great Jerry “Soupy” Campbell, he was 73. After joining the Rough Riders from Calgary during ...

Former Rough Rider has surgery to treat pancreatic cancer

February 28, 2017 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
Former Ottawa Rough Rider Rick Sowieta is recovering in hospital after a procedure to treat aggressive pancreatic cancer. After going public with his battle, the Ottawa football and restaurant ...

Community Rallies to Support Former Rough Rider Rick Sowieta

January 11, 2017 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
The greater Ottawa football family is stepping up to help one of its own. Rick Sowieta, a former Ottawa Rough Riders linebacker, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last February. Over the ...

REDBLACKS single game tickets on sale June 1

May 27, 2016 | Ottawa REDBLACKS
With summer weather settling in and training camp well underway, the Ottawa REDBLACKS announced Friday that single game tickets for the 2016 CFL regular season will go on sale June 1. The ...