Known as 'The General' for his exceptional leadership on and off the field, Luke Hodge is the four-time Premiership player and three-time Premiership captain of arguably the greatest football team of the modern era. With two Norm Smith Medals, All-Australian captaincy and two best and fairest awards to his name, Hodge is one of the most celebrated modern footballers, but all that is just part of the inspiring journey of this Hawthorn champion. From growing up in country Victoria to the pressure of being the number-one draft pick, the rise of Luke Hodge to his position as one of the most respected warriors in the game is nothing short of extraordinary. In this revealing autobiography, Hodge explains his own transformation and that of his mighty football club, giving unique insight into the incredibly successful era he has been part of under renowned coach Alastair Clarkson.
Regarded as one of the AFL's toughest players, and an uncompromising leader on and off the field, Luke Hodge was Captain of the Hawthorn Football Club from 2011 to 2016, leading them to their third straight Premiership in 2015. Hodge is a four-time Premiership player, three-time Premiership captain, two-time Norm Smith Medallist and four-time All Australian player.