Robert Flower (5 August 1955 – 2 October 2014) was an Australian rules footballer. He played with Melbourne Football Club. His first game was against Geelong in 1973. He captained the team from 1981 until his final game in 1987. He held the record for the number of games for his club, 272, until overtaken by David Neitz in 2006. Flower was born in Melbourne, Victoria.
Flower died on 2 October 2014, after a short illness.
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- Connolly, Rohan (2 October 2014). "Melbourne legend Robert Flower dies".