Michael Hodgson

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Michael Hodgson (born 5 November 1979 in Newcastle, New South Wales) was a professional rugby league player for the Canterbury Bulldogs in the Australian National Rugby League (NRL) competition. He primarily plays in the second row and previously played for the Parramatta Eels and the Canberra Raiders.

While attending St. Francis Xavier College, Hodgson played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 1997.[1]

He joined the Canterbury Bulldogs from the 2009 season.[2]

2006 was Michael Hodgson's last season with the Raiders as he had signed to play with the NRL's new franchise the Gold Coast Titans in their inaugural season in 2007. Hodgson finished with the Titans at the end of 2008 and linked up with the Bulldogs for two years starting in 2009

In 2010 Hodgson Was re-signed by the bulldogs until the end of 2011.

He retired as a professional rugby league player at the conclusion of the 2011 season. In 2012 he returned to Newcastle and is currently the "sideline eye" for ABC local radio.