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Ron Latourelle

Ron Latourelle
Date of birth: (1934-06-17) June 17, 1934 (age 82)
Career information
CFL status: National
Position(s): PR/RB/DB
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As player:
1955-1964 Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Ron "Pepe" Latourelle was a Canadian Football League punt returner and reserve running back for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1955 to 1964, participating in four Grey Cup victories.

Ron Latourelle played high school and junior football in Winnipeg before joining the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1955, mostly useful as a punt returner but also as a reserve running back and defensive back.[1][2] As a punter returner, Latourelle reached highs in 1958 and 1962, returning 80 and 68 punts, respectively. In his career, he played all 16 games 6 years out of 10 and scored 11 touchdowns, 6 on rushes and 5 on passes. He was part of 4 Grey Cup winning teams (1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962). He especially played an important part in the 49th Grey Cup of 1961 when he replaced the starting running back.


  1. ^ "Pepe Latourelle Statistics on". Retrieved 2014-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Ron Latourelle". Retrieved 2014-06-29.