A major international football tournament set to take place on Ynys Mon this summer has been given a huge boost as Huws Gray has been confirmed as headline sponsors for the 2019 Ynys Mon Inter-Island Games Football Tournament.
Huws Gray are the largest independent builders’ merchants in the UK, with several branches and a Head Office employing 170 people on Anglesey alone. The tournament’s organising committee has expressed it’s delight at having the company onboard and will rename the competition the Huws Gray Inter-Island Games Ynys Mon 2019 Tournament.
With over 500 athletes and officials from 16 men’s and women’s football teams across the world descending upon Ynys Mon in June, the announcement of this partnership between Huws Gray and the 2019 tournament represents the first of a number of exciting announcements expected in the coming weeks as the opening ceremony on June 15th nears.
Huws Gray Ynys Mon 2019 Project Manager Gareth Parry welcomed the announcement:
“We’re delighted to announce Huws Gray as headline sponsors for this summer’s tournament and we’re really excited to work with a company that has done so much for football across the island and the country over many years.
“With less than a month to go until the tournament gets underway with the opening ceremony on June 15th, we’re delighted to have been able to welcome Huws Gray on board and look forward to having them on this exciting journey with us as we make further exciting announcements in the weeks to come.
“Huws Gray represent the very best of what Anglesey has to offer in many ways. Having developed from formation as a single branch on Anglesey nearly 30 years ago to the point now where they’re one of the most recognisable names in Wales and beyond – not just in their field, but across the board – is a testament to the fantastic growth of the company and we look forward to our tournament growing in partnership with our new headline sponsors over the coming weeks.”
A spokesperson for Huws Gray added:
“We have supported football on many different levels across the country and we are delighted to continue our support of football and local clubs with our sponsorship of this tournament.”
“Being a company that has grown from our foundations at Anglesey, this is a fantastic opportunity to showcase the high volume of footballing talent we have on the island and we’re delighted to be involved.”