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

Hinkley just the right man to flick switch on Power

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Robert Walls In 1985, a skinny, 18-year-old lad from Camperdown, who had all the skills in the world, didn't embrace my offer to become a Fitzroy player.

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Geelong kiss goodnight

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Robert Walls I will be very surprised if the Cats get within five goals of the premiership favourites.

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Magnificent seven's hopes flagging

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Robert Walls Eight-and-a-half years ago, some young Cats and Saints were considered the up-and-comers.

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AFL

More glory days to come for entertaining Cats?

Robert Walls The Balnarring butcher's face lights up every time I enter his shop. It's not because he is happy to see me, it's because once again he wants to tell me how good his Cats are.

AFL

Spoiler alert: top full-backs kicking on

Robert Walls Plenty say that centre half-forward is the toughest position to play. Forget that. Full-back is.

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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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Cats showing all the signs of an era ending

Geelong's Corey Enright.

Robert Walls A decade ago, the Brisbane Lions were in their prime. They won their first flag in 2001. Two more came straight after and on their fourth attempt at premiership success, they were toppled by Port...

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Saints find opportunity in crisis

Scott Watters

Robert Walls The football world was shocked at the end of last season, when Ross Lyon and the Fremantle Football Club announced that they would be joining forces.

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