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

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

4 days ago

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 […]

2014 flag arguably Hawthorn’s best

2014 flag arguably Hawthorn's best

3 Oct 2014

12 flags in 54 years proves what a mighty team Hawthorn are. After almost merging with Melbourne in 1996, the Hawks have reinvented and rebuilt themselves both on and off the field and have now won back-to-back flags twice in their proud history. Alastair Clarkson is fast becoming one of the game’s greatest ever coaches, […]

Battle of the big forwards key to grand final

Battle of the big forwards key to grand final

24 Sep 2014

The best two teams have made the grand final for 2014, but if Luke Hodge hadn’t made that smother inside the last minute, Port Adelaide would be in and would have deserved it. Hawthorn got jittery in the end, but survived their third close preliminary final in a row to get a crack at back-to-back […]

The Cats’ magnificent era seems to be over

The Cats' magnificent era seems to be over

16 Sep 2014

It has been done regularly over the past couple of years and it would be folly to write Geelong off and say their magnificent era is over, but there were signs in the loss to North Melbourne on the weekend that it might be for real this time. Geelong won 16 games and a win […]

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