Ticats head to Vancouver in Quest for Grey Cup

The Hamilton Tiger Cats got an enthusiastic sendoff from fans at their Jarvis St. offices Tuesday, boarding a pair of buses to take them to the airport and, eventually, Vancouver. Their mission: to knock off the favoured Calgary Stampeders, and capture the Grey Cup this Sunday in B.C. Here’s a look at the sendoff they received. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Receiver Andy Fantuz greets the faithful; QB Zach Collaros is behind him.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. F

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Receiver Andy Fantuz greets the faithful; QB Zach Collaros is behind him. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Linebacker Simoni Lawrence greets the faithful.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Linebacker Simoni Lawrence greets the faithful. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Linebacker Simoni Lawrence stops to sign an autograph.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Linebacker Simoni Lawrence stops to sign an autograph. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Defensive back Brandon Stewart grets the fans. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Defensive back Brandon Stewart greets the fans. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Fans Jarrett Matthew, 14, and Alex Endler-Phillips, 13, await their heroes.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Fans Jarrett Matthew, 14, and Alex Endler-Phillips, 13, await their heroes. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Braeden Rossi, 6, enjoys a snack while waiting for the team.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Braeden Rossi, 6, enjoys a snack while waiting for the team. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesdaya, November 25 ,2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Head coach kent Austin leads the team out the doors and onto the waiting bus.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesdaya, November 25 ,2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Head coach Kent Austin leads the team out the doors and onto the waiting bus. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Pigskin Pete leads the assembled in an Oskee-Wee-Wee.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. Pigskin Pete leads the assembled in an Oskee-Wee-Wee. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski makes his way to the bus.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Tuesday, November 25, 2014 – Hamilton Tiger Cats get a rousing sendoff from a few hundred fans at they leave for the Grey Cup in Vancouver. offensive lineman Peter Dyakowski makes his way to the bus. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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