TANCRED EDGES CLOSER TO QUARTERFINALS AT SURFEST

Young Avoca surfer Caleb Tancred’s Surfest campaign remains alive, after another close call at Merewether.

The 17-year-old’s through to the fifth round after posting a two-wave total of 9.43.

Just 0.26 separating him from the fate of eliminated Mateus Herdy.

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