Robert Walls

Robert Walls

In a 259-game career, Robert Walls played in three premierships (1968, 1970 and 1972) for Carlton, captaining the team in 1997 and 1978 before ending his career with Fitzroy. He coached the Lions between 1981 and 1985 before switching back to the Blues and steering them to the 1987 premiership. Walls writes weekly for The Age.

AFL

It's pointless trying to defend the indefensible

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Robert Walls Kevin Sheedy has got me again. When you are playing the last quarter of your life, you can't afford to waste a day.

AFL

Wearing the tag with pride

Robert Walls The role of the negative tagger has evolved over the years.

AFL

Blues fans can dare to dream of a flag

Robert Walls The Blues sit six and four after the first 10 rounds. That's exactly the situation they were in 12 months ago. Back then it was "top four or bust", and bust they did.

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Football

The middle men

Sam Mitchell

Robert Walls A slick midfield list presents All-Australian selectors with some tough choices.

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Malthouse a big risk as Blues err in axing Ratten

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Robert Walls It's 2001 and after 10 years as Carlton coach, David Parkin hands the reins to the low-profile Wayne Brittain.

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Flat Blues must swing the changes

Brett Ratten

Robert Walls Tonight we'll learn a little bit more when the embarrassed Blues take on the confident Dockers in Perth.

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