However, in the half’s final 80 seconds, the Dinos forced a fumble when Boston Rowe stripped the ball from Richard and Jakub Jakoubek recovered at their own 47-yard line.Sinagra, with four straight completions, moved his team to the eight-yard line.Calgary kicker Niko Di Fonte chipped in with a late 47-yard field goal, and Laval’s Vincent Alarie-Tardif added a last-minute major.The Dinos took an earlylead in the first half, when their 280 offensive yards were nearly 100 more than the guests.Shortly after a pass interference call put them inside the Calgary 10-yard line, Richard found Simon Gingras-Gagnon with a two-yard toss.The touchdown and convert made it 20-18 — Laval’s first lead of the afternoon.
25, where the Mustangs will face nine-time champion Laval.
Rouge et Or 35, Dinos 23: Laval quarterback Hugo Richard threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns as the Rouge et Or continued their dominance of the Dinos.
Calgary has lost all six of its meetings with the Rouge et Or — three times in the Vanier Cup (2010, 2013, 2016), twice in the Mitchell Bowl (2011, 2017) and once in the Uteck Bowl (2008).
But the powerful Rouge et Or erased the 10-point difference.
Shortly after Cote’s nine-yard field goal got Laval on the board, Richard connected with receiver Jonathan Breton-Robert for a 54-yard touchdown.