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Basketball SA: Adelaide Lightning Update
Adelaide Lightning Update
Motor Accident Commission (MAC) CEO Aaron Chia said MAC was delighted to enter into a partnership with Adelaide Lightning, one of the most successful professional women's sporting teams in Australia.
Basketball Australia CEO Anthony Moore said that today's announcement that MAC has invested in Adelaide Lightning as a naming-rights partner is great news for basketball and the Wattle Valley WNBL.
, five-time winners of the WNBL Championship and a tried and true pathway to elite international competition with the Australian Opals, is an entity that we have always believed deserves to continue," he
Jayco Australian Opals head coach Brendan Joyce said that the continued operation of Adelaide Lightning was intrinsic to the national elite program.
is a team and a region that has made a significant contribution to the Opals, with the likes of Erin Phillips, Rachael Sporn and Laura Hodges to name a few.
I am very pleased that this pathway is clear for future athletes."
With Adelaide Lightning's
immediate future now financially secure, Basketball Australia will now move quickly to finalise the governance structure of the club.
Meantime, Basketball Australia will continue to work with Basketball South Australia
to transition to a long-term licencing solution after private ownership was relinquished at the end of last season.