June 10, 2008

Eskimos Trade For Kicker O’Mahony

Edmonton (CFL.ca) – The Edmonton
Eskimos today acquired punter Duncan O’Mahony from the Calgary
Stampeders for a conditional draft pick in the 2009 CFL Canadian Draft.

A veteran of six CFL seasons, O’Mahony (pro: O-man-ee) played in eight
regular season games for Calgary in 2007, recording 51 punts for 2158
yards (avg: 42.3) with a long of 65 yards and three singles. In the
2007 CFL West Semi-Final at Saskatchewan, O’Mahony punted six times for
221 yards.

Eskimo Head Coach and Director of Football Operations Danny Maciocia
says “ Duncan is a proven CFL commodity and an excellent directional

The native of Kilkenny, Ireland was a standout at UBC where he was
named a first team CIAU All-Canadian in 2000. O’Mahony was selected by
the Stampeders in the second round of the 2001 CFL Draft. He played
three years with Calgary before he signed with the BC Lions for the
2004 and 2005 seasons. After missing the 2006 season, O’Mahony signed
as a free agent with the Stampeders in 2007 where he played in eight