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Snooker

Snooker was played in many venues from Municipal Hall to Working Men's Clubs and on small and large tables. Although there were many cups and other awards, the culmination of the competitive year was the Burnley Express Golden Cue Competition which was introduced in 1968.
Top Game Attracts 200 Fans Golden Cue Handicap St John Ambulance Snooker Victories For Catlow And Cookson Appreciation For Stewards' Efforts Centenary Break-Off Thriller Of A Final For The Billy King Snooker Cup Scratch Players Dismissed In Golden Cue Shocks Five Golds for Bob.(6 of 6) Five Golds for Bob.(5 of 6) Five Golds for Bob.(4 of 6) Five Golds for Bob. (3 of 6) Five golds for Bob (2 of 6) Five Golds for Bob. (1 of 6) Break Of 36 Leads In Golden Cue Golden Cue Draw And Venues Take Four Hours Vokes Sports Club Presentations Retired Colliers Enjoy Dinner Bob's Super 50 start (2 of 2) Bob's Super 50 start (1 of 2) Prizemoney Pooled To Purchase Club Trophy The New Sporting Trophy Bob Became A Snooker King - By Accident Bob Became A Snooker King - By Accident New Works Sports Chairman Presides At His First Event Catlow Is In Grand Final Once Again (1 of 2) Catlow Is In Grand Final Once Again (2 of 2) Vic Wipes Out Arrears To Win Cue Vic Storms Into Grand Final (3 of 3) Vic Storms Into Grand Final (2 of 3) Vic Storms Into Grand Final (1 of 3) St. George Won't Complain, Surely! This  Was Bob's Day. (4 of 4) St. George Won't Complain, Surely! This  Was Bob's Day.(3 of 4) St. George Won't Complain, Surely! This  Was Bob's Day. (2 of 4) St. George Won't Complain, Surely! This  Was Bob's Day. (1 of 4) Bob Wins, Now for 'Chico' Pool and darts winners Burnley Area Champion Is Golden Cue Winner Burnley Area Champion Is Golden Cue Winner Bob Catlow Qualifies For Grand Final Of Golden Cue Champion Colin - youngest ever Champion Colin - youngest ever Sunday School Billiards and Snooker League Presentations A touch of Snooker Nostalgia The Great Survivors Keighley Green Club (3 of 4) Ted sets a hot pace in semi-final (3 of 3) Ted sets a hot pace in semi-final (2 of 3) Ted sets a hot pace in semi-final (1 of 3) Byerden House Club (2 of 3) Byerden House Club (1 of 3)
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