Ronan O'Connell Columnist

Ronan O'Connell

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About

Ronan has been a reporter for 14 years and now travels the world as a photojournalist, contributing words and images to more than 50 magazines and newspapers across the US, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He contributes travel, culture and current affairs features to the likes of CNN, BBC, The San Francisco Chronicle, Toronto Star, The Guardian, Irish Examiner, Australian Financial Review, South China Morning Post, Singapore Straits Times, News Ltd, The West Australian, Yahoo! and many travel magazines and in-flight publications. 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 writer, health reporter, features writer and sports reporter.

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England return to safety-first cricket in Ashes opener

England return to safety-first cricket in Ashes opener

17 hours ago

England are one of Test cricket’s most attacking batting sides but changed approach yesterday in an effort to tire out Australia’s four-man bowling attack on day one of the Ashes.

Cameron Bancroft has the all-round skill to be Australia’s next great Test batsman

Cameron Bancroft has the all-round skill to be Australia's next great Test batsman

3 days ago

Australia’s latest Test cricketer, Cameron Bancroft, is one of the most well-rounded batsmen in the country, raised on bouncy WACA decks, experienced on seaming English pitches, and with success against spin in Asia.

England will win the day-night Test and three other Ashes predictions

England will win the day-night Test and three other Ashes predictions

5 days ago

The Ashes would be less fun without mug pundits throwing out predictions, so here are four of mine ahead of the first Test on Thursday.

Australian cricket’s youth policy is over

Australian cricket's youth policy is over

18 Nov 2017

Cricket Australia might as well cancel the Sheffield Shield and install a summer-long ‘Bigger Bash League’ because after yesterday’s Ashes selections it’s clear they don’t respect the first-class system.

Tim Paine’s Ashes selection is a farce

Tim Paine's Ashes selection is a farce

17 Nov 2017

Tim Paine has a batting average of 19 over the past four Australian first class seasons yet, somehow, he is set to be recalled to Test cricket just weeks away from his 33rd birthday.

Australia’s express pace will rattle England

Australia's express pace will rattle England

17 Nov 2017

England’s batting frailties against high pace were exposed during their recent home summer and shape as a major weakness in the Ashes against Australia’s express quicks Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins.