Greater Western Sydney co-captain Callan Ward reveals that he will have a baby after teammate Sam Reid
& # 39; This hump cannot be hidden anymore & # 39 ;: AFL star and his wife announce that they are expecting their first child – after his teammate celebrated the early birth of his son just in time for the Grand Final
- Greater Western Sydney star Sam Reid has celebrated the birth of his first child
- His wife Elissa would give birth to the Giants on the day of the grand finale
- But luckily Reid announced the arrival of his baby boy early on Monday morning
- Teammate Callan Ward revealed that he and his wife also expect Ruby
- Their first child to be released in February 2020 revealed the co-captain on Monday evening
Greater Western Sydney received its second baby announcement in a few days after the co-captain of the team shared the news of his partner's pregnancy.
Callan Ward and his wife Ruby welcome their first child in early February, telling teammates – and later the world – at the Sydney club's position for the Brownlow Medal count on Monday night.
The couple has been looking forward to & # 39; parents & # 39; and now joins Ward & # 39; s teammate Sam Reid in sharing baby news in 2019.
& # 39; This bump can no longer be hidden, & # 39; Ruby wrote a picture of himself and Ward for the award ceremony.
Ruby, who appeared in a white Velani ensemble, said she and her friend were overjoyed with news they were expecting.
Callan Ward and his wife Ruby (pictured together) will welcome their first child in early February, they told teammates – and later the world
Greater Western Sydney star Sam Reid celebrated the birth of his first child – just six days before his team takes to the field for the AFL Grand Final
Ruby has already learned the sex of their baby, but will have to keep it secret until the due date because her husband wants a surprise, The Daily Telegraph reported.
& # 39; It's very exciting. We have kept it secret for five months. It's a long time ago. We are really excited that people can find out, & she said.
Ward & # 39; s teammate Reid and his wife Elissa had been worrying for months that their due date fell during the AFL Grand Final.
He had been worried about the possibility that he might miss the birth of his child or skip the biggest game of his career so far if she performed it to the full term.
But they didn't have to worry about anything.
Reid revealed on Monday that Elissa had contractions on Sunday afternoon and their son was born early on Monday morning.
Ward & # 39; s teammate Reid and his wife Elissa had been worrying for months that their due date fell on the AFL Grand Final (shown together)
& # 39; What a start to what will be a great week & # 39 ;, wrote the 30-year-old utility player on Instagram
& # 39; What a start to what will be a great week & # 39 ;, wrote the 30-year-old utility player on Instagram.
The grand finale-bound star shared his joy with his Instagram followers by having him and his wife pose with their new arrival.
Reid described his wife as & # 39; frigen amazing & # 39; and revealed that his wife had given birth naturally at 3.38 a.m.
& # 39; She delivered the most beautiful little boy this morning. My heart could not get fuller for these two & # 39 ;, he wrote.
Just a few hours earlier the footy veteran went to his Instagram story in which he was treated by his wife – who works as an osteopath.
Reid & # 39; s teammate Adam Tomlinson told The age The baby's due date is in the air while the Giants have fought their way through the play-offs.
Reid & # 39; s wife Elissa (pictured together) should have given birth on Sunday, giving Reid the painful choice to stay by her side or play in the biggest game of his career.
& # 39; It's super great for him and for the football club, & # 39; he said.
& # 39; It was a whirlwind type of week. At one point he thought it would come mid-week, and then it was put on hold. & # 39;
Reid is a champion in the GWS line-up this season – playing every game and helping the Giants hold off Collingwood to reach their first ever grand final.
The career of the captain has experienced a remarkable revival after he effectively withdrew from the Giants in 2013 due to an injury, to return to the side in 2016 after a stint in an AFL reserve league.
Reid (see photo on the right celebrating with teammates during the GWS provisional final victory over Collingwood) is this season's champion in the GWS line-up – playing every game and helping the Giants hold off Collingwood to reach their first grand final ever to achieve
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