Ronan O'Connell Columnist

Ronan O'Connell

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About

Ronan has been a reporter for 13 years and now traverses the globe as a photojournalist, contributing words and images to more than 40 magazines and newspapers across the US, Europe, Asia, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He contributes travel, culture and current affairs content to the likes of CNN, BBC, The Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle, Toronto Star, Irish Examiner, Australian Financial Review, South China Morning Post, Singapore Straits Times, The West Australian, Yahoo! and many travel magazines. Ronan's photojournalism work has taken him to more than 50 countries and he's filed pieces for The Roar from many far-flung locations. Before becoming a freelance photojournalist he spent nine years working at daily newspapers in W.A. where he variously was a chief crime reporter, political reporter, health reporter, sports reporter and features writer.

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Smith is using his Head, not his brain, when it comes to spinners

Smith is using his Head, not his brain, when it comes to spinners

3 days ago

Glenn Maxwell has just been picked as Australia’s spinning all-rounder for the Test tour of India, yet Steve Smith is showing blatant disrespect for Maxwell’s bowling.

Faulkner’s batting has waned but his bowling has improved

Faulkner's batting has waned but his bowling has improved

5 days ago

James Faulkner is not the dominant ODI batsman he once was, but his bowling in the 50-over format has quietly improved.

The Aussie bowling tactic that spells certain doom in India

The Aussie bowling tactic that spells certain doom in India

17 Jan 2017

Australia seem to be considering a radical change of approach, playing three specialist spinners in their Test XI in India, dropping Josh Hazlewood and handing the new ball to Mitch Marsh.

Despite stats, history and form, Mitch Marsh is now considered a Test bowling all-rounder

Despite stats, history and form, Mitch Marsh is now considered a Test bowling all-rounder

16 Jan 2017

Australia’s chief selector, Trevor Hohns, yesterday said Mitch Marsh had been picked as a bowling all-rounder for the Test tour of India, despite Marsh’s bowling average of 114 from five Tests in Asia.

Australia must back Maxwell and Khawaja for Champions Trophy

Australia must back Maxwell and Khawaja for Champions Trophy

15 Jan 2017

Adam Zampa and John Hastings were the two highest wicket takers worldwide in ODIs last year yet neither of them can squeeze into Australia’s current XI.

Height, pace, and raw talent: Billy Stanlake is a potential superstar

Height, pace, and raw talent: Billy Stanlake is a potential superstar

12 Jan 2017

Like Australian superstar Mitchell Starc, towering paceman Billy Stanlake is a truly rare cricketing commodity.

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