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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.

Member Since:
February 2013
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FIFA-style qualification for the 2019 Cricket World Cup?

FIFA-style qualification for the 2019 Cricket World Cup?

3 days ago

We are almost two weeks into the World Cup and one of the highlights has been the performances of at least three of the associate countries. Ireland beat the West Indies and then after being in real trouble just pipped a gallant UAE. They chased down a competitive 278 in the final over to remain […]

Essendon should be allowed to cast the net wider

Essendon should be allowed to cast the net wider

24 Feb 2015

For several years, the pre-season competition held some credence, with prize money and the chance of silverware pushing teams to win the grand final. For most teams the competition also gave them the chance to gain match practice. With a title on the line, the further they went, the more the competitive juices flowed. The […]

Are we facing the greatest Black Caps side ever?

Are we facing the greatest Black Caps side ever?

20 Feb 2015

Back in 1992, there wasn’t much pressure on co-hosts New Zealand to perform well at the cricket World Cup. Australia were the reigning champs and being the other host nation, the pressure on them to succeed was immense. History tells us it was a poor campaign for the Australians, who failed to make the semis. […]

It’s time for South Africa to become ODI champions

It's time for South Africa to become ODI champions

11 Feb 2015

It’s Cricket World Cup time and since their return to the international arena for the 1992 event, this prestigious tournament has more often than not forced South Africa to go into a cold sweat. In six World Cups they’ve often been the favourites to raise the cup pre-tournament, but have disappointed on numerous occasions. They […]

Colin Sylvia, what are you doing?

Colin Sylvia, what are you doing?

9 Feb 2015

Having sublime talent as a sportsperson can get you to the first step of having a successful career at the elite level in your chosen sport, but it will only get you that far. It’s mindboggling that Fremantle player and former Melbourne footballer, Colin Sylvia, now into the 12th year of his AFL career, still […]

Berdych no longer a doubting Tomas

Berdych no longer a doubting Tomas

28 Jan 2015

For the first time since 2003, the men’s semi-finals of the Australian Open won’t feature either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal. It’s too early to say that a spectacular era is over, with the other two members of the big four in men’s tennis, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, still very much in contention. However, […]

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