Basketball Ireland welcomes decision on Russia and Belarus withdrawals

Basketball Ireland welcomes the decision by FIBA Europe to withdraw Russia and Belarus from international competition for the 2022/23 season.
Ireland’s senior women were scheduled to face Belarus away from home on November 24th and host them on February 12th next year at the National Basketball Arena in FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2023 qualifiers. It means Group I is reduced to three teams and Ireland’s remaining fixtures will see them face the Netherlands at the Nationa …