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Ronan O'Connell

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About

Ronan has been a reporter for 13 years, and now traverses the globe as a travel photojournalist, contributing words and images to more than 30 magazines and newspapers across the US, Europe, Asia, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

He contributes to the likes of CNN, The BBC, The Guardian, The Toronto Star, The Irish Examiner, The Australian Financial Review, The South China Morning Post, The West Australian, Yahoo! and many travel magazines.

Ronan's travel writing and photography work has taken him to more than 40 countries and he's filed pieces for The Roar from many far-flung locations.

Before becoming a travel photojournalist he spent nine years working at daily newspapers in W.A. where he variously was a chief crime reporter, political correspondent, health reporter and features writer.

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April 2013
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Australia face spin test in Caribbean ODI series

Australia face spin test in Caribbean ODI series

2 days ago

The world’s two best limited-overs spinners Imran Tahir and Sunil Narine will greet Australia in their ODI tri-series starting this week on what are likely to be slow, dry Caribbean pitches.

Moises Henriques’ selection is hardly the end for Glenn Maxwell

Moises Henriques' selection is hardly the end for Glenn Maxwell

6 days ago

Australia look set to play both Nathan Lyon and Steve O’Keefe in their starting XI for the Tests in Sri Lanka, after leaving spin bowling all-rounder Glenn Maxwell out of the 15-man squad announced yesterday.

Who is the AFL’s best ruckman – Gawn, Naitanui or Goldstein?

Who is the AFL's best ruckman - Gawn, Naitanui or Goldstein?

22 May 2016

With Fremantle giant Aaron Sandilands out of action, and his era of dominance quite possibly finished, the title of the AFL’s best ruckman is being fought for by Todd Goldstein, Nic Naitanui and Max Gawn.

Viv Richards is the ODI GOAT, not Sangakkara

Viv Richards is the ODI GOAT, not Sangakkara

20 May 2016

Sri Lankan champion Kumar Sangakkara was this week named the greatest ODI player of all-time in a huge poll on the Cricket Australia website. As extraordinary a player as he was, Sangakkara wouldn’t get my vote.

Old dogs’ new kicks: Riewoldt and Franklin are turning back the clock

Old dogs' new kicks: Riewoldt and Franklin are turning back the clock

18 May 2016

Amid the hype around the AFL’s young tall forwards Tom Lynch, Jake Stringer, Jeremy Cameron and Jesse Hogan, two veteran key forwards have flown under the radar somewhat despite their outstanding seasons so far.

Zampa can be a limited overs star for Australia

Zampa can be a limited overs star for Australia

15 May 2016

For years after Shane Warne retired from Test cricket Australia went on a desperate search for a new match-winning wrist spinner. Finally, they may have unearthed one, except he looks set to be a limited overs specialist.

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