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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Justin Langer’s WA bias perception will haunt him

Justin Langer's WA bias perception will haunt him

4 days ago

Justin Langer’s fierce loyalty to Western Australian players has been a strength of his tenure as coach of that state, but it will create a perception problem for him should he become the new Australian coach.

Ball-tampering sees Aussie outsiders rocket into Test contention

Ball-tampering sees Aussie outsiders rocket into Test contention

15 Apr 2018

While the ball-tampering scandal left a dark stain on the Australian cricket team, it also created a rare opportunity for domestic batsmen to earn a crack at Test cricket.

Khawaja, Short and Lynn are key to rebuilding the Australian ODI team

Khawaja, Short and Lynn are key to rebuilding the Australian ODI team

10 Apr 2018

Australia should include blasters D’Arcy Short, Chris Lynn and Glenn Maxwell in their ODI line-up for the upcoming five-match series in England in an effort to match the batting power of the hosts.

Australia must stick with Khawaja and Marsh brothers

Australia must stick with Khawaja and Marsh brothers

7 Apr 2018

After losing three members of their top six due to the ball-tampering scandal, Australia need to quickly decide upon their best Test batting line-up and then give these players time to grow.

Cummins is eclipsing Warne and McGrath

Cummins is eclipsing Warne and McGrath

5 Apr 2018

Pat Cummins has made the most prolific start to a Test career by an Aussie bowler in 42 years, outperforming champions such as Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne, Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson.

Reputations ruined in South Africa – and more than the three you think

Reputations ruined in South Africa – and more than the three you think

4 Apr 2018

Australia’s high-quality bowling attack had its worst series in a long time, while new captain Tim Paine and young quick Pat Cummins were the only Aussies to enhance their reputations during the 3-1 series loss in South Africa.