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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Looking at Richmond’s draw at the start of the season, a safe bet would have been to predict an unbeaten beginning in the first month of the season.
Alastair Clarkson doesn’t deserve any action to be taken against him after some drunken spectator got in his face as he was leaving Adelaide Oval last night in the wake of the Hawks’ narrow loss to Port Adelaide.
The decision by new Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to make grand final eve a public holiday certainly raised eyebrows.
I am tempted, but not courageous enough, to say Geelong’s wonderful era is over.
When I was growing up in the 1980s, listening to iconic bands like Fleetwood Mac, Air Supply, Chicago, Reo Speedwagon and all the other soft-rock bands that rocked my boat, Carlton was the most powerful football club in the VFL.
Despite picking up some of the best young players in the land with very early draft picks in recent years, such as Jack Macrae, Jake Stringer and Marcus Bontempelli, lean times were still predicted for the Western Bulldogs this season.