REMINDER: MEDIA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR BOTH MARK’S LABOUR DAY GAMES

REMINDER: MEDIA CONFERENCE CALLS FOR BOTH MARK’S LABOUR DAY GAMES

CFL will host two conference calls for media today for the Edmonton at Calgary game and Toronto at Hamilton game

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — TORONTO (August 28, 2018) – Players from the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be made available at 2:30 p.m. ET on today, August 30, 2018. Later this afternoon at 4:15 p.m. ET, players from the Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders will also be made available to the media on a nationwide conference call.

Edit: Audio recordings of both calls are now available for download and media use below.

The CFL gets its first taste of the Battle of Alberta on Monday afternoon when Edmonton travels to Calgary for the annual Labour Day Classic. The Esks hold the historical edge on Labour Day, going 29-26-1 - however, Calgary will be looking for their seventh victory in a row on Labour Day. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET on Monday at McMahon Stadium.

Toronto Argonauts head to Tim Hortons Field looking to win their first Labour Day Classic in the Tiger-Cats’ new stadium. With both teams neck and neck in the East Division the game looms large for both teams. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET on Monday night.

Below are the call-in details for both calls.

MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL WITH MEMBERS OF THE TORONTO ARGONAUTS AND HAMILTON TIGER-CATS

What: Conference call with members of the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats

When:  Thursday, August 30th

2:30 p.m. ET

Call-In Number: 

416-406-0743/ 1-800-952-5114

Passcode: 3610048#

On the Call: 

Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson (TOR)
Linebacker Marcus Ball (TOR)

Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli (HAM)
Linebacker Simoni Lawrence (HAM)

MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL WITH MEMBERS OF THE EDMONTON ESKIMOS AND CALGARY STAMPEDERS

What: Conference call with members of the Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders

When:  Thursday, August 30th

4:15 p.m. ET

Call-In Number: 

416-406-0743/ 1-800-898-3989

Passcode: 3987361#

On the Call: 

Receiver Duke Williams (EDM)
Linebacker J.C. Sherritt (EDM)

Receiver Kamar Jorden (CGY)
Defensive back Jamar Wall (CGY)


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Lucas Barrett Manager, Communications & Public Affairs at Canadian Football League