A RETROSPECTIVE LOOK AT THE LABOUR DAY CLASSICS:

 

Although not truly "classics" in the strictest sense, I've included these games

for general interest purposes relating to rivalries among the other Canadian teams.

 

 OVERALL RECORD, 1980 THROUGH 2012:

 PLAYED: 12

 BRITISH COLUMBIA: 6-6 [3-2H, 3-4A]

 MONTREAL: 6-6 [4-3H, 2-3A]

 

 DATE:

 VISITOR:

HOME:

 Friday, August 31, 2012

 British Columbia Lions 25

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 30

 Friday, September 3, 2010

 BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 38

@ Montreal Alouettes 17

 Friday, September 4, 2009

 Montreal Alouettes 12

@ BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 19

 Friday, August 29, 2008

 British Columbia Lions 25

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 30

 Friday, August 31, 2007

 Montreal Alouettes 14

@ BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 46

 Friday, September 1, 2006

 BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 48

@ Montreal Alouettes 13

 Friday, August 31, 2001

 British Columbia Lions 19

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 23

 Thursday, August 31, 2000

 MONTREAL ALOUETTES 35

@ British Columbia Lions 25

 Thursday, September 2, 1999

 Montreal Alouettes 23

@ BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 44

 Saturday, September 5, 1998

 MONTREAL ALOUETTES 26

@ British Columbia Lions 15

 Saturday, August 30, 1997

 British Columbia Lions 15

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 26

 Monday, September 1, 1980

 BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 14

@ Montreal Alouettes 6

Teams did not play: 1954-1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1996, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

1987-1995: No Montreal Team

 

 

 OVERALL RECORD, 1949 THROUGH 1996:

 PLAYED: 14

 OTTAWA: 7-7

 MONTREAL: 7-7

 

 DATE:

 VISITOR:

HOME:

 Friday, August 30, 1996

 Montreal Alouettes 6

@ OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 17

 Tuesday, September 5, 1978 *

 OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 23

@ Montreal Alouettes 18

 Wednesday, September 3, 1975 *

 OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 18

@ Montreal Alouettes 11

 Monday, September 6, 1971

 Montreal Alouettes 17

@ OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 40

 Monday, September 4, 1967

 Montreal Alouettes 5

@ OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 17

 Monday, September 2, 1963

 OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 37

@ Montreal Alouettes 15

 Saturday, September 2, 1961

 Montreal Alouettes 24

@ OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 25

 Monday, September 5, 1960

 Ottawa Rough Riders 22

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 39

 Saturday, September 5, 1959

 MONTREAL ALOUETTES 22

@ Ottawa Rough Riders 7

 Saturday, August 30, 1958

 Ottawa Rough Riders 9

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 11

 Saturday, August 31, 1957

 Ottawa Rough Riders 21

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 22

 Monday, September 3, 1956

 Ottawa Rough Riders 10

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 42

 Saturday, September 3, 1955

 Ottawa Rough Riders 22

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 34

 Monday, September 6, 1954

 MONTREAL ALOUETTES 20

@ Ottawa Rough Riders 11

 Saturday, September 5, 1953

 Montreal Alouettes 6

@ OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 26

 Wednesday, August 27, 1952 *

 OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 32

@ Montreal Alouettes 28

 Saturday, September 3, 1949

 Montreal Alouettes 21

@ OTTAWA ROUGH RIDERS 22

Teams did not play: 1950, 1951, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1979-86.

Note: only those games played between Friday & Monday of Labour Day weekend for each year have been included.

In some cases the two teams did play close to Labour Day (either the week before, or the week following).

Those games are NOT included in the total, but are indicated (*) above.

 

 OVERALL RECORD, 1962 THROUGH 2011:

 PLAYED: 9

 HAMILTON: 8-0-1

 MONTREAL: 0-8-1

 

 DATE:

 VISITOR:

HOME:

 Monday, September 5, 2011

 Montreal Alouettes 21

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 44

 Monday, September 1, 1986

 Montreal Concordes 7

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 42

 Monday, September 2, 1985

 Montreal Concordes 16

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 19

 Monday, September 3, 1984

 Montreal Concordes 11

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 30

 Monday, September 5, 1983

 Montreal Concordes 30

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 35

 Monday, September 6, 1982

 Montreal Concordes 9

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 28

 Monday, September 7, 1970

 Montreal Alouettes 12

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 17

 Monday, September 6, 1965

 Montreal Alouettes 2

@ HAMILTON TIGER-CATS 17

 Monday, September 3, 1962

 Montreal Alouettes 25

@ Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25

 

 

 OVERALL RECORD, THROUGH 2002:

  PLAYED: 1

  BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1-0

  OTTAWA: 0-1

 

 DATE:

 VISITOR:

HOME:

 Friday, August 30, 2002

 BRITISH COLUMBIA LIONS 28

@ Ottawa Renegades 4

 

 

 OVERALL RECORD, THROUGH 2005:

 PLAYED: 3

 MONTREAL: 2-1

 OTTAWA: 1-2

 

 DATE:

 VISITOR:

HOME:

 Friday, September 2, 2005

 Ottawa Renegades 18

@ MONTREAL ALOUETTES 41

 Friday, September 3, 2004

 MONTREAL ALOUETTES 22

@ Ottawa Renegades 16

 Friday, August 29, 2003

 Montreal Alouettes 38

@ OTTAWA RENEGADES 43

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