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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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February 2013
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Berdych no longer a doubting Tomas

Berdych no longer a doubting Tomas

5 days ago

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, […]

Hewitt vs Federer tops my list of favourite sporting events

Hewitt vs Federer tops my list of favourite sporting events

14 Jan 2015

It’s a pleasure and pain to write about the five best sporting events you have seen. It’s a pleasure because I get to wax lyrical on sporting contests I got a birdseye of, as I usually had the best seats in the house – the commentary box. But there were so many I bore witness […]

New Zealand are on their way to becoming a Test force

New Zealand are on their way to becoming a Test force

8 Jan 2015

After a stellar 2014 in Test cricket, where they didn’t lose a series and won the most number of Tests in a calendar year in their history, New Zealand have kicked off 2015 with another victory. The Black Caps have got that winning feeling and are finding ways to turn losing situations into wins, with […]

Is Kumar Sangakkara the best left-handed batsman ever?

Is Kumar Sangakkara the best left-handed batsman ever?

5 Jan 2015

Kumar Sangakkara is one of the greatest batsmen to play the game. His record at Test and one day level tells a story that couldn’t possibly be argued against. He has just posted 12,000 career runs and his 38th Test hundred, including his 11th double-ton, in the Test match in Wellington against New Zealand. He […]

Pattinson is just what Australia needs

Pattinson is just what Australia needs

1 Jan 2015

Australia’s performance in this Test series against India has been excellent in patches, with new skipper Steve Smith providing the most highlights due to his outstanding batting. Ryan Harris, with that creaking body and his standard line of ‘the body is pretty sore’ as part of engaging interviews – I was fortunate enough to be […]

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 […]

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