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.
Robert Walls If the attitude and the intensity between Geelong and Hawthorn is equal, then the firepower up forward could well determine Friday night’s preliminary final.
Robert Walls The hot and hungry Hawks should be too good for the mediocre Magpies.
Robert Walls I will be very surprised if the Cats get within five goals of the premiership favourites.
Robert Walls Hawthorn has lost the desire to win the contested ball.