Rifles Week 3 Recap, 2019

HEAD COACH GEORDIE WILSON is joined by Darrin Bauming of RiflesFootball.com to recap a rivalry tilt for the ages — a true Labour Day Classic. In a game that saw a little bit of everything, Wilson looks back on Winnipeg’s 52-45 overtime loss to the Regina Thunder in a thrilling Labour Day Classic.

Week 3 Preview, 2019

RIFLES RECEIVER TYLER HODGSON and defensive tackle Justin Kwiatkowski share with Darrin Bauming of RiflesFootball.com about Winnipeg’s rivalry with the Regina Thunder ahead of Saturday night’s Labour Day Classic at St. Vital Mustangs Field.


Rifles Host Labour Day Classic vs Regina

THE CITY’S OWN VERSION of the ‘Labour Day Classic’ will take place Saturday night at Maple Grove Park. In a tilt between the rival football cities of Winnipeg and Regina, the Winnipeg Rifles host the Regina Thunder at 7 p.m. in Canadian Junior Football League action.

“This will be undoubtedly the most physical game we’ll play all year,” said Winnipeg head coach Geordie Wilson. “It’s our Labour Day Classic, and it’ll be smash-mouth old-school football.”

St. Vital Mustangs Field at Maple Grove Park is expected to capture an electric atmosphere for a prairie rivalry bout between Canada’s No. 7 and No. 8-ranked junior football programs.

“This is a very important game. We need the win going into our bye,” said Rifles quarterback Riley Naujoks, who had three touchdowns in Winnipeg’s 47-8 win in Calgary on Sunday. “We’ll never settle, but we want to get to 2-1 on the season.”

The grill will be fired up with full concessions, and beer and cocktails are available. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7.50 for youth, while all Manitoba Minor Football players are free in their jerseys

— RiflesFootball.com

Rifles Week 2 Recap, 2019

HEAD COACH GEORDIE WILSON is joined by Darrin Bauming of RiflesFootball.com. Wilson looks back on Winnipeg’s 47-8 win in Calgary over the Colts, gives his assessment of offence, defence, and special teams, and touches on Saturday’s upcoming home date with the Regina Thunder.