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Ronan O'Connell

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About

Far too interested in AFL and cricket.

Member Since:
April 2013
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AFL, Cricket,

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All Australian squad announced: who was unlucky?

All Australian squad announced: who was unlucky?

14 hours ago

The introduction in 2007 of an initial 40-man All-Australian squad took a lot of heat off the selectors. Each season they had copped widespread flak for the dozen or more worthy players they overlooked for the 22-man side. Now you would think they could cast their net wide enough to include almost every player who […]

Australia on track to win ODI World Cup

Australia on track to win ODI World Cup

4 days ago

Australia have an emerging problem with defending massive totals. But will it be less relevant come next year’s World Cup? Three of the last five times Australia have set a run chase in a one-day international, their opponents have mowed down an enormous total. First India reined in giant scores of 359 and 350 in […]

Fremantle vs Eagles final on the cards

Fremantle vs Eagles final on the cards

5 days ago

A long-waited Western Derby final could be coming our way as soon as next weekend. But don’t worry, because if it doesn’t we could still witness it in week two of the finals. There is a possibility that after this week’s final round of regular season fixtures, Fremantle could slide from fourth to fifth while […]

Robbie Gray is the AFL’s most improved player

Robbie Gray is the AFL's most improved player

28 Aug 2014

Robbie Gray is a lock for the All-Australian side, one of the favourites for Port Adelaide’s best and fairest award and is a decent chance of winning the Brownlow medal. Oh, and he just claimed the ultra-prestigious AFL Coaches Association award as the best player of the 2014 season. With 102 votes he is seven […]

Don’t pick Hughes in Tests – not yet

Don't pick Hughes in Tests - not yet

24 Aug 2014

Phil Hughes should be overlooked for Australia’s Test tour against Pakistan in October – for his own good. There was widespread dismay among Australian cricket followers when the New South Wales prodigy was overlooked for the ODI squad to go to Zimbabwe later this month. The outrage was justified – Hughes owns a phenomenal domestic […]

Priddis must finally be made All-Australian

Priddis must finally be made All-Australian

22 Aug 2014

West Coast Eagles workhorse Matt Priddis cannot possibly be overlooked again for All-Australian selection this season. The 29-year-old midfielder has been one of the most effective and hardest working on-ballers in the competition for many years now. Yet he has never been rewarded with an All-Australian guernsey. What is truly remarkable is that he has […]

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