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

Cats must stop Hawks firepower

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.

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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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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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Freo to put the screws on Crows

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Robert Walls Five weeks ago at home, the Crows comfortably beat the Dockers by 28 points. That day, Rising Star winner Daniel Talia kept Matthew Pavlich in check, and two of the Dockers' very best, Aaron...

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Sam and Ted's excellent adventure

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Robert Walls SYDNEY coach John Longmire has done a fine job in his short two-year tenure in the hot seat. But can he steer his team to a premiership flag tomorrow? The bookies and popular opinion think not.

AFL

Sam and Ted's excellent adventure

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Robert Walls Grand final outcome rests with unlikely pair.

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Big targets the key to winning flags

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Robert Walls It's a fickle business, football. At the end of round three this year, Carlton and its coach, Brett Ratten, were flying.

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