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

The Blues have gone backwards under Malthouse

Robert Walls The Carlton board needs to come clean. Is a premiership a possibility, or has that plan been scrapped?

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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Men on a mission

Robert Walls Round-one clash between arch rivals Richmond and Carlton carries much weight.

AFL

How the Eagles must rue their missing Lynch

Robert Walls I've enjoyed watching Quinten Lynch play football over the past 10 years. He is an old-fashioned footballer. He even plays with his socks pulled up.

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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AFL

The best No.1 draft picks ever

Robert Walls Robert Walls rates the best of the best: the top 10 No.1 AFL draft picks

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Football

Who is your club's MVP?

Who is you club's MVP?

Robert Walls On the eve of the 2012 AFL season, who's the most important player for your team?

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AFL

Pressing times call for courage

Close encounters: Dane Swan is tackled by Joel Selwood in last year's grand final between Collingwood and Geelong.

Robert Walls The game is going from strength to strength, and that is just the players.

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Carlton has line-up to end losing streak

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Robert Walls Carlton should end a five-game losing streak against Collingwood by winning comfortably tonight at the MCG.

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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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Wild and woolly

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Robert Walls Against hot Hawthorn, Carlton has one last chance.

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