January 26, 2006 14:05 ET

A Game in Halifax in 2006: The Alouettes to Face the Renegades in the Maritimes

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 26, 2006) - The Montreal Alouettes will play in the Maritimes for the second time in franchise history, as they face the Ottawa Renegades in a pre-season game this June 3 at 4 p.m. (local) in Touchdown Atlantic 2006. The game will be broadcast nationally on both TSN and RDS.

The Canadian Football League will showcase its talent in a second pre-season game in Halifax in as many seasons. The Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats battled to a 16-16 tie in front of 11,000 fans at Saint-Mary's Huskies Stadium on June 11, 2005 in the first edition of the successful event.

In their only other Atlantic appearance, in 1986, the Alouettes lost 36-10 to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a preseason game held at Canada Games Stadium in Saint John, New Brunswick.

Details on ticket availability will be available shortly.

Contact Information

  • The Montreal Alouettes
    Louis-Philippe Dorais
    Director of Media Relations
    (514) 253-0008
    The Montreal Alouettes
    Noah Sidel
    Assistant to the Director of Media Relations
    (514) 886-9544