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Baker goes close, but Lucas steals Cruiseabout title

Club champion Graham Baker went within a whisker of a huge upset before falling to Queensland No.3 Danik Lucas in the $1000 Cruiseabout Round-Robin Tournament at the Buderim Snooker Club on Sunday (Dec 7). Baker, who scraped into the semi-finals on a countback after the group stage, stormed past the highly fancied Steve Balderson to…
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Smith wins as Bunnings shows its support

Shirley Smith was the star of the President’s and Vice-President’s Trophy night in June, beating a field of more than 30 players in the modified handicap event. Smith’s potting was outstanding and she was a comfortable winner ahead of Gavin Baynham and Dennis Evans, while Graham Baker picked up the high break with 101. A…
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Baker rises to the top again

Graham Baker re-affirmed his place as Buderim’s top snooker player after taking out the club championship on Thursday night (May 22). Baker, who leads the representative team in the Brisbane competition, made up for his slip in last year’s final to win the tournament for the fourth time in five years. Playing David Armstrong, who…
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Upset win just out of reach

Buderim nearly pulled off a big shock against the table-topping Redlands in the Brisbane and District Pennant contest at the club on Monday (May 12). Graham Baker’s excellent victory over the highly rated junior Kurt Brown – he came back to win 2-1 after losing the first frame – built on the tight 2-1 success…
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