Basketball Australia donates up to $35,000 towards Pioneers’ travel costs

WITH Mount Gambier having finally secured a place for the Pioneers to play basketball this year, the negotiations behind the scenes have ensured the process will go ahead with minimal financial disruption to all clubs involved.

That includes the Pioneers – at least for the first year of the South Australian Premier League, where the club was granted a one-year licence to compete.

A figure of $40,000 was bandied around as to what it would cost clubs to travel to Mount Gambier from Adelaide, with the Pioneers set to pick up the tab.

However, according to


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