Riders-Bombers prairie rivalry heats up ahead of CFL Western Final

Saskatchewan Roughriders fans aren’t holding back their feelings toward the Winnipeg Blue Bombers when it comes to Sunday’s CFL Western Final at Mosaic Stadium. But the deep-seeded rivalry tends to flow from the stands down to the field. “(Winnipeg is)…

Winnipeg, Regina mayors plan friendly wager ahead of big CFL clash

Posted November 15, 2019 3:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Winnipeg’s mayor has challenged his Regina counterpart to a friendly wager on the outcome of Sunday’s CFL Western Final between…

Fresh I.E. hopes to inspire his fellow Winnipeg Blue Bombers fans with new anthem

Posted November 15, 2019 1:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Winnipeg rapper is hoping his Blue Bombers anthem will help carry the city’s CFL team to victory in Sunday’s…

Roughriders confident Cody Fajardo will face Bombers in CFL West final

Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson said he’s confident Cody Fajardo will be ready to go for Sunday’s CFL West final after seeing his star quarterback in a full practice. Fajardo missed Saskatchewan’s 23-13 home win over Edmonton on Nov.…

Eskimos’ defence up to the challenge of facing Tiger-Cats’ high-octane offence

During last Sunday’s CFL East Semi-Final win, Edmonton Eskimos defensive back Josh Johnson recorded three interceptions, including two in the final three minutes of the fourth quarter. Johnson became the first Eskimos defender to record three interceptions since Oscar Kruger…

Tickets, hotel rooms aplenty as Rider Nation readies to host Western Final

The Saskatchewan Roughriders had the bye, but local businesses have been steadily preparing since news of a home playoff game. With Sunday’s CFL Western Division Final now slated as a prairie rival showdown against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the hype…