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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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Forget ASADA, there’s plenty of on-field excitement coming up

Forget ASADA, there's plenty of on-field excitement coming up

26 Aug 2014

Despite the Essendon issue still bubbling away, let’s talk about what we really want to talk about – who will make the eight, take home the Brownlow and secure the Rising Star. In past years, the composition of the top eight has been signed, sealed and delivered going into the final round with the order […]

Finals are out of reach for the ‘Pies, now it’s time for a rebuild

Finals are out of reach for the 'Pies, now it's time for a rebuild

22 Aug 2014

It’s late August and the mathematical possibility term is being wheeled out as usual with the AFL approaching finals time. Collingwood have 10 wins and are out of the eight on percentage, by a hefty one mind you, but can still make it if they beat Greater Western Sydney this week and then Hawthorn next […]

Bombers fighting hard on and off the field

Bombers fighting hard on and off the field

19 Aug 2014

After that horrible first half against West Coast on the weekend, there was a feeling that Essendon, after losing their previous two games, were again being weighed down by their messy off-field issues. President Paul Little had been in court all week along with soon to be returned coach James Hird testing the legality of […]

Tigers and Eagles: Where has this form been?

Tigers and Eagles: Where has this form been?

13 Aug 2014

West Coast and Richmond are mounting a late-season charge, with both teams now just one game out of the eight. The Eagles’ percentage was already healthy before thrashing Collingwood on the weekend, putting them seven per cent higher than Essendon, ten more than the Magpies and twelve better than the fast-fading Gold Coast. They have […]

The could haves and should haves in AFL

The could haves and should haves in AFL

6 Aug 2014

With four rounds remaining before the AFL finals, it’s the time of year when footy fans start saying, ‘if only we won that game and what if the ball didn’t hit the post, we would certainly be in the finals’ and ‘how did we lose to the bottom teams?’ It’s also the time when supporters […]

Bottom five AFL teams have bright futures

Bottom five AFL teams have bright futures

1 Aug 2014

If you look back at the on-field history of the VFL and AFL, there has usually been at least one team each season that has virtually been noncompetitive. In recent years, with the inclusion of the expansion teams the Gold Coast Suns and the Greater Western Sydney Giants, and the horrible form of Melbourne, there […]

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