TORONTO (CIS) – Canadian Interuniversity Sport launches the Football Game of the Week on City this Saturday from Kingston, Ont., as the Queen’s Gaels host the Western Mustangs in the opening of the new Richardson Stadium.
The CIS Football Game of the Week, presented by Ontario University Athletics and Atlantic University Sport, will feature four exciting matchups from Sept. 17-Oct. 15, on the road to the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup, to be played Nov. 26 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
Western has won the last three matchups between the two sides, including a 48-25 victory at home last season. The Gaels lead the all-time series 45-44-2, having gone head to head with the Mustangs 91 times since 1929.
With a $20 million renovation, the Richardson Stadium revitalization project offers improved sightlines and seating that is closer to the field of play to enhance the spectator experience. In addition, the stadium will feature a state-of-the-art Jumbotron scoreboard, bowl seating design with 8,500 seats, new washrooms, improved stadium and area lighting.
September 17: Western @ Queens – new Richardson stadium opener
September 24: Western @ Guelph – Yates Cup rematch, Guelph Homecoming
October 1: Ottawa @ Carleton – Panda Game, TD Place
October 15: Mount Allison @ Acadia – HomecomingFor full regional broadcast schedule click here.
Visit www.vaniercup.com to purchase tickets to the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup.