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Ronan O'Connell

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Ronan has been a reporter for 14 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, Middle East, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He contributes travel, culture and current affairs content 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. 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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Proteas exposing England’s Ashes frailties

Proteas exposing England's Ashes frailties

18 Jul 2017

Let’s put aside Australian cricket’s pay dispute for a moment and consider the weaknesses and strengths of their Ashes opponents being highlighted during England’s current Test series against South Africa.

India tour looms as circuit breaker in cricket pay dispute

India tour looms as circuit breaker in cricket pay dispute

11 Jul 2017

If the disagreement between Cricket Australia and the country’s cricketers drags on too much longer, CA will face the wrath of the sport’s most powerful group – the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

While Australia fight for funds, England eye Ashes

While Australia fight for funds, England eye Ashes

5 Jul 2017

A week from now, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Hilton Cartwright and Ashton Agar were scheduled to line up for Australia A with a chance to win spots in the Test XI for next month’s series in Bangladesh.

Carey leapfrogs Nevill in Ashes race

Carey leapfrogs Nevill in Ashes race

27 Jun 2017

Less than a year ago Peter Nevill shaped as Australia’s long-term Test wicketkeeper, but now he seems to have tumbled down the pecking order ahead of this summer’s Ashes.

Bangladesh tour could derail Australia’s Ashes plans

Bangladesh tour could derail Australia's Ashes plans

20 Jun 2017

Australia may have competed strongly in the Test series in India three months ago but they will be vulnerable in the upcoming two-Test series in Bangladesh without key bowlers Mitchell Starc and Steve O’Keefe.

Khawaja and Handscomb must tour India

Khawaja and Handscomb must tour India

13 Jun 2017

Usman Khawaja and Peter Handscomb must tour India in October, Australia have missed James Faulkner, and Travis Head is becoming an invaluable asset – these are among the things we learned from the Champions Trophy.