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Let’s re-live the best from around social media on Mark’s #LDWeekend in the Canadian Football League.
Winnipeg at Saskatchewan
The Riders pulled out a wild last-second field goal to claim the Labour Day Classic on home turf, and social was buzzin’.
— Saskatchewan Roughriders (@sskroughriders) September 1, 2019
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It was also fantastic to see the Grey Cup Fun Police out in force in Riderville.
— Grey Cup Fun Police 🇨🇦 (@GCFunPolice) September 1, 2019
Despite the heart-breaking loss, Bombers players took to Twitter to applaud their travelling support on Sunday.
Was great seeing all of you bomber fans in sask yesterday. Thanks for your love and passion. Big one here at home on Saturday!
— Adam Bighill (@Bighill44) September 2, 2019
Thank you to all the Winnipeg fans that came out to the game yesterday in sask, it was nice to see so much blue in the stands! Looking forward to hearing everybody this weekend at our place
— Chris Streveler (@cstrevy) September 2, 2019
Toronto at Hamilton
Darius Raso, the seven-year-old boy the Argos signed to a one-day contract last week, was faithfully cheering Toronto on from his living room.
— marc YYZ (@marc_raso) September 2, 2019
On the field, it was a tale of two halves: The Argos led by 13 at the break, before the Ticats stormed back to win comfortably.
— Dane Evans (@daneevans9) September 2, 2019
The Ticats have been posting in-house graphics following each win, and their Labour Day win post did not disappoint.
— Hamilton Tiger-Cats (@Ticats) September 2, 2019
The reality is Hamilton has overcome significant adversity — injuries, being written off by the media, etc. — and now sits four games clear atop the East.
GREAT TEAM W!!!! @Ticats LETS GO!!!!!! 9-2 WHAT IT DO?!!!!!!! 🐯🐯
— Bralon Addison (@BralonAddison2) September 2, 2019
Edmonton at Calgary
Nothing gets the blood pumping before a football game like a flyover!
— CFL on TSN (@CFLonTSN) September 2, 2019
— Calgary Stampeders (@calstampeders) September 2, 2019
The Stamps drew a season-high 32,350, and players and staff took to social following the game to thank fans for the atmosphere.
Great team win, huge crowd! Thanks MacMahon #LabourDayClassic
— Rene Paredes (@RParedes30) September 2, 2019
#StampsNation …. Game Ball to YOU. 100% makes a difference out there. Hope y’all had fun today. Need that EVERY game ✊🏼 See y’all at McMahon … Ain’t that right Marc Mueller?
— Corey Mace (@CoreyJMace) September 3, 2019
Labour Day doubled as Calgary’s military appreciation night, with service members trotting onto the field alongside Stamps players pre-game.
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All in all, it was a fantastic weekend for some Canadian football — and the fans turned out in drove to see it.
#CFL attendance this week:
Regina – 33,356 of 33,350 (100.0%)
Hamilton – 25,093 of 23,218 (108.1%)
Calgary – 32,350 of 35,400 (91.4%)
Total – 90,799 of 91,968 (98.7%)
— John Hodge (@JohnDHodge) September 2, 2019