Callan Ward

Pair of majors, one goal assist
MGreater Western Sydney Giants
August 21, 2021
Ward supplied 28 disposals, seven clearances, five tackles, two marks, a pair of goals and a single behind and goal assist each Saturday as GWS defeated Carlton 89-75 at Marvel Stadium.
Ward tallied 20+ disposals for a third-straight showing, set a new season-mark for inside 50s (7) and recorded his first multi-goal performance since Jun. 27 in Saturday's win. The 31 year-old midfielder heads into the post-season having now combined for 50 touches, 12 clearances, 10 marks, seven tackles and three majors in GWS' last two outings alone and averaging 84.5 fantasy points in games played in the month of August.
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Managed for Round 19
MGreater Western Sydney Giants
Coach's Decision
July 23, 2021
Ward has been managed for Round 19 against Essendon.
Ward had previously played in 17 games but will now get some rest as he joins the emergency list. As an alternate to some of the Giants' stars, Ward can occasionally put up big numbers, though Lachie Ash now takes his place in the lineup.
32 disposals, pair of goals in loss
MGreater Western Sydney Giants
May 29, 2021
Ward compiled 32 disposals, eight marks, five clearances, two goals and a single tackle Saturday as GWS fell to Brisbane 129-65 at Gabba.
Ward registered his best kick (17), disposal and mark aggregates of the season and logged his first multi-goal performance of 2021 in Saturday's loss to Brisbane. The Giants' No. 2 for handballs and No. 3 for disposals on the year has now produced at least 103 fantasy points in each of his team's last three outings and, subsequently, enters June ranked the AFL's 66th most-productive option for selection at midfielder (86.4 points a game).
Not on injury list
MGreater Western Sydney Giants
April 13, 2021
Ward was left off the injury list after hurting his elbow during Round 4 against Collingwood, per the Giants' official site.
Ward is coming off an impressive performance with 37 disposals in the win over Collingwood and he'll head into Round 5 with plenty of confidence.
Hurts hand in win
MGreater Western Sydney Giants
April 10, 2021
Ward logged 37 disposals (16 kicks, 21 handballs) and made six marks during Saturday's 90-60 win over Collingwood. He also injured his hand, according to Callum Twomey of
Ward was one of the stars of the show as Giants grabbed their first win of the season and stymied a dynamic Magpie midfield. With a couple of rounds in which he barely reached 20 disposals, it's worth being a little careful when selecting Ward as 37 disposals in one match is high for any player, and he could regress to a more average spot.
Fractures finger in loss
MGreater Western Sydney Giants
August 23, 2020
Ward suffered a compound fracture to his middle finger on his left hand during Sunday's loss to West Coast Eagles, and he'll have to undergo surgery, according to Mitchell Cleary of
Ward has had injury problems all season and it's kept him from making any substantial impact. He'll have to await tests during the week to see how many matches Ward will miss.