Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs Ottawa REDBLACKS

The Ottawa REDBLACKS will kick off their 2019 schedule with a rematch against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, followed by a road game in Montreal on June 6.

The CFL schedule, released Thursday, will see the REDBLACKS host five Saturday games next year, with start times split between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. with a single 1 p.m. start on September 7 against the Toronto Argonauts.

The June 20 home opener marks the first of two editions of Thursday Night Football in Ottawa next year, the other being a tilt between the Stampeders and REDBLACKS at TD Place on July 25.

Ottawa’s two Friday night games are July 5 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and a November 1 date with the Montreal Alouettes in Ottawa’s season finale.

The REDBLACKS road schedule includes five Friday games and four on Saturdays.