Canadian quarterback Rourke named top performer for last week of CFL season

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TORONTO — Canadian quarterback Nathan Rourke has been named the CFL's top performer for the final week of the 2021 regular season.

Rourke, from Oakville, Ont., threw for a touchdown and ran for three more to lead the B.C. Lions to a 43-10 win over the visiting Edmonton Elks on Friday.

He completed 23 of his 34 passes for 359 yards in his second CFL start.

Winnipeg running back Johnny Augustine and Ottawa defensive lineman Davon Coleman were also named top performers.

Augustine, from Welland, Ont., rushed for a career-high 148 yards as Winnipeg concluded its regular season with a 13-12 loss to Calgary on Saturday.

Coleman recovered two key fumbles in Ottawa’s 19-18 come-from-behind victory over Montreal on Friday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 23, 2021.

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