Obituary: Newcastle's Roger Clements - champion surfer and media identity, succumbs to cancer aged 71

Ian Kirkwood
Updated May 19 2022 - 10:47am, first published 7:00am
Some scenes from the life of Merewether Surfboard Club stalwart Roger Clements

ONE of the greatest boardriders ever to grace the shores of the Hunter, Roger Clements, died on Tuesday night after complications from a return battle with cancer.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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