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

Pies' best a black and white contrast in styles

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Robert Walls Dane Swan and Scott Pendlebury have given extraordinary service to their team over the past seven years.

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Former greats find that coaching grates

Robert Walls Coaching does strange things to usually sane men. The highs are high, the lows low. Frustration builds, excitement boils over. The sacrifices are great, the satisfaction is short.

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Malthouse a big risk as Blues err in axing Ratten

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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Precise Hawks to cut Pies to shreds

Lance Franklin and Chris Dawes.

Robert Walls The hot and hungry Hawks should be too good for the mediocre Magpies.

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Swans fresh and ready to fly in tough scrap

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Robert Walls Get set for a low-scoring, high-tackling and full-on contest tonight when Sydney hosts Collingwood on the dead track at ANZ Stadium.

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AFL

Leaky defence the key to Magpies' woes

Robert Walls It’s hard to know what to make of Nathan Buckley’s Magpies. It is the only team to have beaten the classy Cats this year, yet looked awful last week against Sydney.

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AFL

Buckley could prove to be one of the great coaches

Robert Walls All signs indicate Nathan Buckley has what it takes to be a long-term success

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