Hayward playing for Sydney in March 2017
|Full name||William O. A. Hayward|
|Date of birth||26 October 1998|
|Original team(s)||North Adelaide (SANFL)|
|Draft||No. 21, 2016 national draft|
|Debut||Round 2, 2017, Sydney
vs. Western Bulldogs, at Etihad Stadium
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of round 12, 2018.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
William O. A. Hayward (born 26 October 1998) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was drafted by Sydney with their second selection and twenty-first overall, a priority draft pick, in the 2016 national draft. He made his debut against the Western Bulldogs in the twenty-three point loss against the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium in round 2, 2017.
Will Hayward was educated at St Peter's College, Adelaide, starting in grade 3 in 2006 and completing his final year in 2016. He has two older siblings Harry and Alice.
- "Pick 21: Will Hayward". Sydney Swans. 25 November 2016. Retrieved 16 April 2017.
- Homfrey, Reece (25 November 2016). "Just six South Australian players selected in 2016 AFL Draft". The Advertiser. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- Cordy, Neil (30 March 2017). "Sydney Swans name three debutants for Grand Final rematch against Western Bulldogs". The Daily Telegraph. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
- McGowan, Marc (28 August 2017). "Three kicks enough for 'coach's pet' Rising Star". BigPond. Australian Football League. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
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