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 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.

Member Since:
April 2013
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Finch flying, Smith struggling in IPL

Finch flying, Smith struggling in IPL

3 days ago

Steve Smith may well become a good T20 player one day. But right now he is ordinary and his recent promotion to captain of the Australian T20 team at the expense of Aaron Finch was a major mistake.

Conor McGregor, don’t take your fans for granted

Conor McGregor, don't take your fans for granted

24 Apr 2016

It was an obvious bluff. No one familiar with UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor actually believed him last week when he said he was retiring at 27-years-old.

Wake up South Africa, you can’t ignore day-night Test cricket

Wake up South Africa, you can't ignore day-night Test cricket

20 Apr 2016

South Africa are reportedly refusing to play a day-night Test in Adelaide next Australian summer.

West Coast face litmus test in Sydney

West Coast face litmus test in Sydney

17 Apr 2016

West Coast’s cruisy 68-point win over Richmond on Friday night was their best of the season so far. For a team which has played a lot of ordinary football over the first four rounds, the Eagles are surprisingly well placed at 3-1.

Fremantle’s failing midfield exposed by Sandilands injury

Fremantle's failing midfield exposed by Sandilands injury

13 Apr 2016

Fremantle’s rejigged midfield tactics have failed this season despite the dominance of Aaron Sandilands. Now they face trying to reignite their season, and their stoppage work, with a much weaker ruck division following his injury.

More day-night Tests? Bring it on

More day-night Tests? Bring it on

8 Apr 2016

The introduction of two day-night Tests next Australian summer is great news for the game and for fans.

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