In the swirling snow and in front of their home fans in Quebec City, the Laval Rouge et Or juggernaut could not be stopped.
Workhorse tailback Sebastien Levesque set the tone early with a 41-yard touchdown run and the No. 1 ranked Rouge et Or rolled over the Calgary Dinos 29-2 on Saturday to claim their sixth Vanier Cup in the last 12 years.
“It’s a dynasty,” said Laval quarterback Bruno Prud’homme.
“We’re a big team with a big coaching staff in a big city and that’s it. It’s tough to come in here and win.”
The Dinos got their only points on a safety in the first half.
It was the second straight Vanier Cup loss for Calgary, which also fell 33-31 to Queen’s last year.
It was also a frustrating final game for Dinos quarterback Erik Glavic as the two-time Hec Crighton trophy winner and former Saint Mary’s Huskies pivot completed just six of 27 passes for 61 yards and one interception.
“We have a good team, they just beat us,” said a dejected Glavic. “The weather factor played a bit of a role, but they’re a good defence. It’s tough. This is hard.”
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