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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Khawaja vs Maxwell on Australia ‘A’ tour

Khawaja vs Maxwell on Australia 'A' tour

19 hours ago

The upcoming Australia ‘A’ tour of India is set to shape Australia’s batting line-up for their next Test series against Pakistan in the UAE.

Scrap the toss to save Test cricket

Scrap the toss to save Test cricket

4 days ago

Scrapping the coin toss in Test cricket and giving the visiting side choice of whether to bat or bowl would be an excellent decision by the International Cricket Council.

Marsh struggling, Renshaw on fire in England

Marsh struggling, Renshaw on fire in England

17 May 2018

Matt Renshaw and Travis Head are having decent county seasons over in England, but current Test batsman Shaun Marsh and former Test all-rounder Hilton Cartwright are labouring.

Why cancelling the Bangladesh series will hurt Australia on the field

Why cancelling the Bangladesh series will hurt Australia on the field

14 May 2018

Cricket Australia’s arrogant decision to cancel the scheduled two-Test series against Bangladesh in August is not only hugely disrespectful to the Tigers but will also hinder the Australian Test team.

Australia’s ODI and T20 selections are a mess

Australia's ODI and T20 selections are a mess

9 May 2018

Shaun Marsh and D’Arcy Short have golden opportunities to nail down ODI spots after the selectors opted not to pick a back-up batsman in Australia’s squad for next month’s five-match series in England.

Justin Langer must let Australia sledge

Justin Langer must let Australia sledge

4 May 2018

New Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has been handed a tough task to rebuild a wounded and fractured team.