Pioneers to have final practice match hit-out at Punt Road

Bendigo Pioneers coach Rick Coburn during a training session last month.
Bendigo Pioneers coach Rick Coburn during a training session last month.

THE Bendigo Pioneers boys teams will have their final practice match hit-out of the pre-season at Punt Road on Sunday.

The Pioneers and Murray Bushrangers will play three games – under-16, under-17 and under-18.

The Pioneers will finalise their list next week, with the under-18 squad expected to be around 55 players.

The Pioneers’ first game of the TAC Cup season will be an away match against the Greater Western Victoria Rebels in Ballarat on Saturday, March 24.