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Dan Lonergan

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About

Since beginning as a sports commentator and writer with the ABC in the 90s, Dan Lonergan has covered AFL grand finals, Davis Cup and Australian Open finals, and the Olympic Games. He joins The Roar as one of Australia's premier AFL broadcasters in the country and can still be found calling as an ABC Grandstand Sports Broadcaster.

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Is Shaun Marsh’s selection another case of ‘jobs for the boys’?

Is Shaun Marsh's selection another case of 'jobs for the boys'?

16 Dec 2014

Adelaide has done it again. India provided another dramatic day of Test cricket thanks to the precocious talent of stand-in skipper Virat Kholi and great support from reliable opener Murali Vijay, who pushed Australia all the way. However, spinner Nathan Lyon exorcised some demons by finally producing a match-winning fourth innings display, claiming 7 wickets […]

The AFL draft loses impact on such a sad day

The AFL draft loses impact on such a sad day

3 Dec 2014

Last Thursday should have been the happiest day for the young footballers given a chance to pursue their AFL dreams when their names were read out at the AFL Draft. However, the tragedy of Test cricketer Phillip Hughes’ death earlier that day cast a pall on the draft. In the scheme of life and Phil’s […]

The Gabba Test has to be called off

The Gabba Test has to be called off

28 Nov 2014

With the cricket family in mourning over the tragic death of Phil Hughes, the game has to take a collective breath in the short term. It is often said when someone’s life is cut short like Phil’s has been, that he or she would have wanted the show to go on. But the right decision […]

Lions and Power the big winners in the AFL’s trading period

Lions and Power the big winners in the AFL's trading period

17 Oct 2014

Most seasons in the AFL’s trade period, there are some big names that are traded to other clubs. But this year there has been more than ever. And many of them leaving their clubs with time to run on their current contracts. The amount of movement and audacious trading, recruiting and swapping of picks between […]

Brendan McCartney: Another AFL coach falls to player power

Brendan McCartney: Another AFL coach falls to player power

11 Oct 2014

Although shocked like most in the football world with Ryan Griffen wanting out of the Western Bulldogs, I thought that the Dogs had no choice but to trade him to the Greater Western Sydney Giants. Griffen would get his club of choice, and the Dogs would have to make sure they were very well compensated. […]

Western Bulldogs losing Griffen would be a disaster for the club

Western Bulldogs losing Griffen would be a disaster for the club

10 Oct 2014

A captain walking out on his club is a magnificent headline for a media outfit, but is obviously the worst outcome possible for a football club. It’s even worse when it’s one of the AFL’S perennial stragglers in recent years, the Western Bulldogs. Their skipper, best player and the team’s heartbeat, Ryan Griffen, has decided […]

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