Ronan O'Connell Columnist

Ronan O'Connell

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About

Ronan has been a reporter for 15 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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India’s mystery spinner is coming for Australia

India's mystery spinner is coming for Australia

14 Jul 2018

India will arrive in Australia this summer with generous hopes for their four-Test series despite their bowlers being bulldozed on their last two tours here. This time, it could be a left-arm mystery spinner who holds the key for India.

Three doesn’t go into three: Why Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins can’t play all formats

Three doesn't go into three: Why Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins can't play all formats

11 Jul 2018

While Australia have struggled this past month in the absence of their best quicks, it may have helped them build crucial pace depth, with Pat Cummins now questioning whether the ‘Big Three’ can play in all formats.

Maxwell is a T20 treasure for Australia

Maxwell is a T20 treasure for Australia

8 Jul 2018

Glenn Maxwell is Australia’s second-best Twenty20 cricketer after captain Aaron Finch, yet the all-rounder continues to get showered in exaggerated criticism.

Pakistan give Australia wake-up call

Pakistan give Australia wake-up call

6 Jul 2018

D’Arcy Short’s T20I spot is in jeopardy after a string of stilted efforts, including a tortured innings of 28 from 34 balls last night as Australia lost by 45 runs against Pakistan.

Finch’s phenomenal form has him primed to fly into Test side

Finch's phenomenal form has him primed to fly into Test side

4 Jul 2018

Last night, Aaron Finch pushed his case to be considered the best Twenty20 batsman of all time, as he blasted a world record 172 to lead Australia to a commanding 100-run win over Zimbabwe in Harare.

Stanlake destroys Pakistan as Australia finally win

Stanlake destroys Pakistan as Australia finally win

3 Jul 2018

Beanpole quick Billy Stanlake last night produced his third outstanding performance in the past three weeks as Australia hammered Pakistan by nine wickets in Zimbabwe.