Alastair Clarkson has dubbed it his favourite sporting memory of all time.

For anyone other than Hawthorn supporters (particular those who support the red and white), the 2014 Grand Final might be one you'd like to forget. Everyone loves the close, edge-of-your-seat Grand Finals, and this was far from that. 

But for the brown and gold faithful, it was a day of pure joy. 21 goals to celebrate, a 63-point win, and confidence from start to finish that the Hawks were about to bring home their 12th premiership cup.

Said cup would be held aloft proudly by the guest of today's episode, Hawthorn superstar Luke Hodge.

The captain inspired his troops to victory, notching up 35 disposals, 12 marks and two goals, on his way to winning a second Norm Smith Medal - the third of just four players to ever achieve such a feat.

Also brilliant story teller (what can't the man do?!), Hodge joins the Golden Years podcast to share the inner-sanctum stories from that fateful day, and how the Hawks just kept going and going and going in the years surrounding this game to pull of one of the most impressive purple patches in finals history.

Listen below, or search for 'Golden Years' on your chosen podcast provider.

Enjoying what you're hearing? Plenty more where that came from! Listen to the previous episode of Golden Years here.

Relive Hodgey's performance from the 2014 Grand Final below.

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Sunday Spotlight: When Hodgey met Norm.. Again.

Luke Hodge's 2014 Grand Final performance was simply outstanding. Relive it here.

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