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09/06/2010

Labour Day football classic

Toronto Star photojournalist Rene Johnston covered the annual Labour Day Classic between the Toronto Argonauts and their bitter rivals the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.  The Ti-Cats got the better of the Argos, 28-13.

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The Toronto Argos Chad Lucas (r) gets hammered and loses the ball from the hit by Hamilton Ti-Cat Dylan Barker at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day in the first half. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

ARGOS002 The yard marker officials watch the play as the Toronto Argos and The Hamilton Ti-Cats play The Classic at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

ARGOS003 The Hamilton Ti-Cats faithful show their pride while drinking a frosty beer at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star) 

ARGOS004 A  Hamilton Ti-Cats fan fixing his fake mohawk hair at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star) 

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The Hamilton Ti-Cat Jason Shivers celebrates his interception against the Argos at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

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A great t shirt with a single message worn by a Hamilton Ti-Cats supporter at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

ARGOS007 The Toronto Argos Chad Lucas gets tackled after a catch by Jason Shivers (r)  of Hamilton Ti-Cats at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

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The Toronto Argos Lin-J Shell tries to bring down the ex Argo and now Hamilton Ti-Cat Arland Bruce at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

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 The Toronto Argos Chad Lucas gets hammered and loses the ball from the hit by Hamilton Ti-Cat Dylan Barker at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day in the first half. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

ARGOS010 The Toronto Argos QB Cleo Lemon gets a helmet to the back by Hamilton Ti-Cats Jamall Johnson (r)  at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star) 

ARGOS011 The Toronto Argos are hated by the The Hamilton Ti-Cats fans at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star) 

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The Hamilton Ti-Cats fans will celebrate touchdowns or mom birthdays equally at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

ARGOS013 The Toronto Argos Brandon Rideau gets overpowerd by Markeith Knowlton ( 25 L), Jykine Bradley (31C) and Justin Hickman ( 95 R) of the Hamilton Ti-Cats at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star) 

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The Hamilton Ti-Cats Justin Hickman charges for his sack on Cleo Lemon at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day in the second half. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

ARGOS015 The Toronto Argos reciever Chad Lucas keeps his eye on the pass to the endzone against the Hamilton Ti-Cats at Ivor Wynne in Hamilton on Labour Day.  He did not make the catch. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star)

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These are great pictures and Argos are a good team but Tiger-cats are on a mission to win the Grey Cup! Oskee Wee Wee

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