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B.C. Lions' kicker Paul McCallum celebrates after kicking his 28th consecutive field goal during the first half of a CFL football game against the Calgary Stampeders in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday October 8, 2011. The field goal ties Dave Ridgway's CFL record of 28. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press

B.C. Lions placekicker Paul McCallum has set a CFL record.



McCallum kicked his 29th consecutive field goal of the season at 13:34 of the third quarter Saturday night in the Lions' game against the Calgary Stampeders



The 46-yard field goals breaks the record of 28 set by Dave Ridgway of the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 1993. The kick drew a standing ovation from the crowd at B.C. Place Stadium.

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McCallum tied the record in the second quarter with a 47-yard field goal and then padded his stats with his 30th consecutive field goal from 20 yards in the fourth quarter.



The 41-year-old McCallum already holds the CFL record for the longest field goal. He made a 62-yard kick against the Edmonton Eskimos on Oct. 27, 2001, when he played for Saskatchewan.

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