|Full name||Hugh P. Callan|
|Date of birth||26 December 1881|
|Date of death||5 February 1917(aged 35)|
|Place of death||France|
|Height / weight||182 cm / 80 kg|
|1907–10||South Melbourne||36 (17)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1910.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Callan acted as a follower during his career, which began at Essendon in 1903 after he was recruited from Brighton. He spent three seasons with Essendon and in 1906 didn't play VFL football as he was in New Zealand on business. Callan returned the following year and joined South Melbourne, playing as a forward pocket in their losing 1907 VFL Grand Final team.
In New Zealand, Callan played for the Eden Football Club in the Australian Football League of Auckland during the 1906 season. Also in that year, he represented Auckland in an interprovincial match against Waihi.
On 5 February 1917, Callan was killed in action while fighting in France during World War I.
- Hughie Callan's statistics from AFL Tables
- Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- New Zealand Herald, 26 May 1906, 4 August 1906, 6 August 1906, 11 August 1906, 13 August 1906 and 18 August 1906.
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