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.

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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.

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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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Fasten seatbelt for flight of a footy lifetime

Robert Walls On his final football flight, Robert Walls contemplates the men who have inspired him.

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Unsung heroes

Robert Walls It's the time of the season when the talk turns to the top teams, and their stars. As each week goes by, teams are being eliminated from the finals race.

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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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Move on Mick, you'll feel so much better

Robert Walls Just one month into the season, and the heat is starting to burn on some coaches.