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

Michael Voss pays unfair price for Lions' board ineptitude

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Robert Walls The treatment of Michael Voss by the Lions board is disgraceful.

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AFL

Nic Nat and Daw a clash to savour

Majak Daw and Nic Nat

Robert Walls Andrew Demetriou and the AFL Commission will be delighted that the two biggest drawcards in Friday night's game in Perth are young men who come from vastly different backgrounds.

AFL

Buckley could prove to be one of the great coaches

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Robert Walls All signs indicate Nathan Buckley has what it takes to be a long-term success

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AFL

On the interstate

Robert Walls League headquarters would be giving the Gold Coast Suns a big tick and Gary Ablett a big hug.

AFL

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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Former greats find that coaching grates

Robert Walls Coaching does strange things to usually sane men. The highs are high, the lows low. Frustration builds, excitement boils over. The sacrifices are great, the satisfaction is short.

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Football

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.

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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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Football

Treasured memories of Bear years

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Robert Walls It was a turning-back-the-clock experience, walking into the new Metricon Stadium.