THE IRON GAMES: CAREYS TEAM TAKES IRON CUP IN GOLF TOURNAMENT AND WE LOOK AHEAD TO GRAND FINALS AT CROKE PARK

  On Friday 6 September 2019, at Aldenham Golf Club, the golf tournament of The Iron Games 2019 took place. Over the past few months, UK based Irish Construction Firms have competed, head to head to see who will take home the Iron Cups for four sporting tournaments: Gaelic football, hurling, soccer and now golf. A huge thank you goes (Read more…)

THE IRON GAMES: LAST OF FOUR IRON CUP FOR GRABS AT GOLF AND EXCITEMENT BUILDS FOR CROKE PARK GRAND FINALS

The sporting event involving over a dozen Irish construction firms have preparations underway for the next events in the series, having raised almost £200,000 for Haemochromatosis UK.  The condition – genetic haemochromatosis or better explained as iron overload – can be fatal if left untreated and commonly affects those from an Irish background, with 1 in 5 people from Ireland (Read more…)

The Iron Games: Soccer Report

  The second round of The Iron Games saw 10 teams – nine of which were from Irish construction firms and one representing the charity Haemochromatosis UK (HUK) – compete for the Iron Cup in soccer. The 7-a-side tournament took place at Allianz Park (Saracens) in London on a beautiful summery evening. Once again there was plenty of passion on (Read more…)

The Iron Games Returns for 2019. Gaelic Football Report

On Saturday 8 June, The Iron Games returned for 2019. The Iron Games are a four-part sporting tournament which see construction firms in the UK take part to raise awareness of iron overload, which is common among those of Irish descent. The games raise money for a 3 year Genetic Haemochromatosis Education programme, and have already brought in almost £200,000.  The (Read more…)

Media Release: The Iron Games – Golf. A Success Story.

Media release Fourth cup contested Friday 12 October 2018 marked the final leg of The Iron Games, the golf tournament, which took place at the Aldenham Golf and Country Club, Watford. Eleven construction companies, forming eight teams, came together to see who would win the final cup of The Iron Games. Previous segments of The Iron Games have included Gaelic (Read more…)

Media Release: The Iron Games – Hurling. Battle of the contractors continues.

Media release Third cup contested Eight teams went head to head, on Saturday 22nd September to see who would be crowned hurling champions in the third round of The Iron Games 2018. Sponsored by Toureen Group, The Iron Games bring together teams from eleven construction companies across the country to compete for four Iron Cups. The Tribesmen – consisting of (Read more…)

Media Release: Soccer sets up Iron Games for third round drama

Media Release Second Iron Cup Contested The Iron Games 2018 7-a-side soccer competition, one of four sports making up The Iron Games 2018, was completed on Friday evening (31 August). Pressure is on the competing teams – all put up by Irish family construction firms – to take home the four Iron Cups. Two remain up for grabs; for hurling (Read more…)

Media Release:  Irish Firms Bring The Iron Games To London

Media Release Irish Firms Bring The Iron Games To London Photos for media use at http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/the-iron-games-2018-gaelic-football-gallery/ We’ve had the Olympics in London, we’ve had the Invictus Games, now this summer construction workers from major London projects like Crossrail and the renovation of The Old War Office are coming together to compete in The Iron Games. Eleven teams from construction firms (Read more…)

7-a-side soccer competition lined up for Barnet FC ground

The soccer element of The Iron Games is set for the early evening of Friday 31 August and members of Haemochromatosis UK are being encouraged to come along and support the competing teams. The tournament is taking place at The Hive (Barnet FC) and is the second element of The Iron Games. The first element, Gaelic Football, was won by (Read more…)