The Winnipeg Blue Bombers advanced into the Grey Cup with a 20-13 win over the host Saskatchewan Roughriders at Sunday’s CFL West Division Last. Watch the Grey Cup live online on you device.
The Bombers match the East Division’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats in next Sunday’s championship game in Calgary.
Kenny Lawler caught a touchdown pass for Winnipeg and also Justin Medlock kicked field goals from 44, 43, 3 2 and 1-3 yards to its win.
The Brett Lauther of saskatchewan kicked field goals from 1 2, 13, 42 and 33 yards in front of an announced sellout at Mosaic Stadium of both 33,350.
Saskatchewan topped the West branch with a 13-5 record, before their Calgary Stampeders (12-6) along with also the Bombers (11-7).
The Roughriders needed a bye week, as the Bombers conquered the Stampeders 35-14 at the branch semifinal a week.
Winnipeg last played at a Gray Cup in 2011 if the Bombers dropped 34-23 into the sponsor B.C. Lions. Even the Blue Bombers haven’t won the championship decoration of the CFL because 1990.
Blue Bombers quarterback Zach Collaros finished 17 of 25 passes.
” the West final was his third straight start for a Bomber since he was acquired at a trade Oct. 9 in your Toronto Argonauts.
Saskatchewan beginning up quarterback Cody Fajardo and an muscle that was injured played with Sunday building.
He couldn’t run the football as sharply as he failed in a regular period that is 611-yard. Fajardo had been in departure for 366 yards, 27-for-41.
The one-two punch of Collaros and rushing quarterback Chris Streveler who were really helpful at a semi final win over Calgary was deployed much significantly less Sunday most likely due to Streveler foot.
Streveler, that rushed threw one overhaul into his only appearance within the very first half.
Saskatchewan’s defence was all set for Streveler to conduct at the next half, holding him 10 yards on four carries.
Down 20-13 in the three-minute warning, Saskatchewan wasted a pair of golden opportunities.
Only on the third-and-goal with four seconds , the move to the ending zone of Fajardo bounced off the cross bar.
Fajardo was refused by the defence of winnipeg with 2:37 remaining to a one-yard plunge attempt for a touch down.
Trailing 17-7 to start out the fourth, the Roughriders had third-string quarterback Bryan Bennett beneath center .
Even a miscommunication cost that the hosts a touch down and also Lauther kicked a 12-yard discipline goal.
Until he was taken down, winnipeg’s Winston Rose picked a Fajardo pass late in the next quarter and then conducted back into Saskatchewan lineup.
The Roughriders defence held that the traffic to Medlock’s 44-yard-field aim to cap this quarter.
Fajardo found his rhythm in the 2nd quarter but that drive stalled in the Redzone.
The’Riders settled for Lauther area goal. Winnipeg was given an 11-4 half time lead by medlock punt single.
The traffic led 10 1 following the very first quarter.
To Darvin Adams, the Bombers raced downfield on Collaros pass In their own line, followed closely by and Collaros’s 26-yard throw to Lawler at the long run zone.
Collaros went when Saskatchewan defensive ending Charleston Hughes flew into the quarterback’s legs, keeping his left knee, however, the Bombers starter remained inside the match.
Even the 107-yard touch down drive has been the greatest in the CFL playoffs since the 2011 West final, in which Edmonton travelled 108 metres as opposed to B.C.
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The’Riders flipped the ball on mid way through the very first quarter. Winnipeg’s Steven Richardson regained a William Powell fumble to Provide the ball the 32-yard line of Saskatchewan to the Blue Bombers.
Tackles by Saskatchewan’s Cameron Decide and also L.J. McCray held the Bombers into Medlock’s 32-yard field goal.
Roughrider punter Jon Ryan kicked a 54-yard punt single on the opening drive of this match of Saskatchewan.