Obituary: Newcastle race-caller John "Macca" McDermott remembered as all-round legend

By Craig Kerry
Updated April 14 2021 - 11:28pm, first published November 3 2020 - 10:00am
LEGEND: Race-caller John McDermott at The Gardens track in 2009. Picture: Natalie Grono
LEGEND: Race-caller John McDermott at The Gardens track in 2009. Picture: Natalie Grono

Legendary Newcastle race-caller John McDermott has been remembered as a "champion bloke" and an outstanding mentor after his death on Monday at age 75 from bone cancer.

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