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 Get set for a low-scoring, high-tackling and full-on contest tonight when Sydney hosts Collingwood on the dead track at ANZ Stadium.
Robert Walls Geelong and Sydney have been the two best clubs in recent years, with one or the other involved in seven of the past eight grand finals.
Robert Walls Sydney sits atop the ladder and still most folk don't rate it as a good thing for the premiership.