Basketball Ireland Suspends All Competitions

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GARVEY’S Tralee Warriors will have to wait a while to see if they can retain their Men’s Superleague title as Basketball Ireland has suspended all competitions due to the Coronavirus.

Warriors were due to play Coughlan C&S Neptune in Cork their final game of the season this weekend but that’s now off.

A statement released last night from the body reads; “Basketball Ireland continues to closely monitor the coronavirus outbreak and the advice from the National Public Health Emergency Team, the HSE, and the WHO.

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The health and safety of the Basketball Ireland community is our priority and we are determined to be proactive regarding precautions to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Basketball Ireland is therefore instructing all affiliates to suspend all basketball competitions and events with immediate effect. We understand that this decision will result in inconvenience and disappointment to many players, coaches, officials, volunteers and supporters, particularly at this time when various competitions are reaching their concluding stages.

However, we are sure that all will understand that the decision is taken in the best interests, not just of the basketball community, but also family, friends and the wider community.

The situation is rapidly changing and we will continue to monitor developments on a day-today basis. Further updates will be issued on a regular basis over the coming weeks.”

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