Sport Hawks' Hodge farewells Tassie a winner

14:51  13 august  2017
14:51  13 august  2017 Source:   MSN

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Hodge farewells Tassie a winner . By AAP, 13 Aug 2017. Devonport junior Ben Brown was a standout up front for the Kangaroos with three goals. But the Hawks rallied in the last quarter in front of a 14,509-strong crowd.

Jack Gunston was also important for the Hawks providing just as much rebound from defence as Hodge , while also pushing forward at times to kick a goal. The Hawks built a steady lead in the first half, leading by 33 points at the main break.

Luke Hodge© AAP Images Luke Hodge

Retiring Hawthorn veteran Luke Hodge bid farewell to Tasmania in style in a 27-point AFL win over North Melbourne in Launceston on Sunday.

Returning from suspension, the former skipper played his final game in the Apple Isle as Hawthorn recorded an 18.8 (116) to 14.5 (89) victory.

Luke Bruest booted a game-high four goals, captain Jarryd Roughead kicked three and a host of other Hawks scored doubles.

Hawthorn held the lead all afternoon with the margin blowing out to 51 points midway through the third quarter.

But it wasn't all smooth sailing.

Jarryd Roughead© AAP Images Jarryd Roughead The Kangaroos went into the final term with momentum on the back of five-straight goals which reduced the margin to 19 points.

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Hawthorn champion Luke Hodge went out a winner in his last game on Tasmanian soil as Hawthorn out-played North Melbourne in Launceston by 27 points.

Devonport junior Ben Brown was a standout up front for the Kangaroos with three goals.

But the Hawks rallied in the last quarter in front of a 14,509-strong crowd.

Kangaroos lost captain Jack Ziebell before the match with a foot injury and were slow to start with Kayne Turner booting their first major in the 24th minute.

Hawthorn ball magnet Tom Mitchell finished with a game-high 35 disposals.

Kelly latest AFL player to call it a day .
Essendon's James Kelly has becomes the latest high-profile player to announce his retirement after a career spanning 15 years, 310 games and three flags.Essendon’s elder statesman has played 310 games at the top level, winning three premierships with Geelong in 2007, 2009 and 2011.

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