Wellington Phoenix new boy Ward: The body is feeling good

Wellington Phoenix signing Nick Ward says his body is feeling the best it has in years.

Wellington Phoenix signing Nick Ward says his body is feeling the best it has in years.

The 25-year old midfielder left Melbourne Victory to join the Phoenix about two weeks ago and after a few seasons riddled with injuries, including both groins, he feels he is back to full health and ready to show his best with his new club.

"I've had a pretty rough run over the last three years with different injuries but I can say the body's fine at the moment," Ward said.

"The groins are the best they've ever been so I don't have to get treatment to get out on to the track. You just rock up to training and I can go out now which is great.

"For the first time in three years, since I was in England, I can go out on to the training field and run about, whereas before I was having to get loosened up and take anti-inflams and painkillers."

Ward made his debut for the Phoenix last week, coming on for the second half of the 2-1 loss to Perth Glory and will be hoping to make more of an impact when reigning champs Sydney FC come to town tomorrow.

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