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Ronan O'Connell

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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, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

He contributes to the likes of CNN, The BBC, The Guardian, The Toronto Star, 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, features writer and sports reporter.

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Matthew Wade must not be picked for the World T20

Matthew Wade must not be picked for the World T20

1 day ago

Matthew Wade is remarkably lucky to be in the Australian ODI side, and it will be a major mistake if he is part of their line-up for the forthcoming World T20 in India.

Players to watch in Sheffield Shield

Players to watch in Sheffield Shield

4 days ago

Who are the players to watch as the second half of the Sheffield Shield season kicks off this week?

Slow and spinning will win the race at World T20

Slow and spinning will win the race at World T20

6 days ago

In the last World T20, Australia relied on pace in spin-friendly conditions and it backfired spectacularly. Now, with their fast-bowling stocks decimated, they must learn from this mistake and bank on spin in India.

Faulkner’s flagging, Watson’s flying

Faulkner's flagging, Watson's flying

1 Feb 2016

James Faulkner’s form slump could see him lose his spot in the Australian side for the upcoming World T20, with Shane Watson’s century yesterday heaping further pressure on him.

Australia’s World T20 hopes rest with Maxwell

Australia's World T20 hopes rest with Maxwell

30 Jan 2016

Glenn Maxwell will decide the fate of Australia at the upcoming World T20 in India. On dry Indian decks, the Aussies will rely heavily both on his off spin and his rare ability to destroy slow bowlers with the blade.

Meet Chadd Sayers, Australia’s unlikely new Test paceman

Meet Chadd Sayers, Australia's unlikely new Test paceman

27 Jan 2016

Chadd Sayers seemed destined never to play international cricket due to Australia’s pace obsession. Now the swing bowler is a realistic chance to make his Test debut next month in New Zealand.

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