Full Name: ALBY HODGES
Date of Birth: 19/04/1918
Height: 178 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 82 kg ( 12-13 )
Debut: 27/07/1940, Round 14, Hawthorn
Last Game: 27/07/1940, Round 14, Hawthorn
Total Games: 1
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 24
Total Goals: 80
Honours: Leading Goalkicker 1939 Goals 46.
Alby was a full-forward. Recruited from Richmond Amateurs he had an average of almost 6 goals per game with that club. Prior to transferring to the Richmond Seconds in mid-1939 he kicked 96 goals in just 10 games, with his highest individual tallies being 18 once, 17 once and 15 twice. When he arrived at Richmond, he kicked another 46 goals to win the club’s Reserves Goalkicking award. In 1938 he kicked tallies of 25 goals once and 13 goals once with the Amateurs. His only senior game for Richmond was in Round 14 of 1940 against Hawthorn. He later spent a season with Hawthorn before serving in the A.I.F during the Second World War. He worked in the outdoor advertising field and died in 1965.
Richmond Amateurs 1937-39, Games 48, Goals 245 ( Honours - Competition Leading Goalkicker 1938 Goals 114, 1939 Goals 96 ).
Hawthorn 1941, Games 9, Goals 2.