October School Holiday Camp
Sep23

October School Holiday Camp

Monday October 5 to Thursday October 8 Looking for something for the kids during the second week of the October school holidays? This is a fun football and physical literacy programme open boys and girls of all ability levels – footballers and non-footballers alike. Holiday camp details: Venue: Matamata Domain. Times: 9am to 3pm daily. Cost: $30 per day or $100 for all four days. Ages: boys and girls aged from 5 to 13 years....

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SPDP – Term 4 2020
Sep22

SPDP – Term 4 2020

Matamata-Piako, Thames Valley and South Waikato youngsters can sign up now for the term4 Swifts Player Development Programme (SPDP). The SPDP is being run by the Ricki Herbert Football Academy in partnership with Matamata Swifts AFC. Players can sign up HERE. You don’t need to play for Matamata Swifts to sign up for the SPDP. It is open to footballers and non-footballers alike. Details for Term 4, 2020 Training days: Mondays Sessions...

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Young Swifts Set To Fly
Sep22

Young Swifts Set To Fly

Four young Matamata Swifts footballers are gearing up for a full-on week of immersion in their favourite sport. Jack Wilson, Leo Williams,  Theo Barlow and Ryley Bruce (pictured left to right) have been selected in the Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s tour squad to visit Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington during the first week of the upcoming school holidays. The programme for the week involves daily training sessions with the...

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2020 Prizegivings – UPDATE
Sep21

2020 Prizegivings – UPDATE

Seniors Prizegiving will be held on Saturday October 17 at Fez Kebab (on Broadway). Arrive from 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Meals and drinks can be purchased. The annual Marrieds v Singles match will kick-off at the Domain at 2pm. 8th to 13th/14th Grade Prizegiving will be held on Saturday September 26 at the Domain. Prizegiving will now start at 11am.  

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Swifts Ladies edged in title decider
Sep20

Swifts Ladies edged in title decider

Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies have come within the scoring of one goal of winning the 2020 Waikato Division 1 title, but a 2-2 draw at Waikato Unicol on Sunday has seen them finish as runners-up to their Hamilton-based opponents. Heading into the match, the sides had drawn their previous two matches and sat level on points at the top of the table, miles clear of anyone else. Unicol’s better goal difference, however, meant Matamata...

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Unbeaten weekend as Swifts enter season’s twilight
Sep13

Unbeaten weekend as Swifts enter season’s twilight

Comag Matamata Swifts and Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies completed comfortable wins in their final home games of the season, while Waharoa Transport ended their 2020 campaign with a come from behind draw on the road. The Swifts’ struggled to score in the reverse fixture against Te Awamutu, but made up for that profligacy as they registered three times in the opening 23 minutes to put this game to bed early. A late penalty from the...

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Swifts and Ladies win as football enters final stretch
Sep06

Swifts and Ladies win as football enters final stretch

Comag Matamata Swifts completed a Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership double over Huntly Thistle on Saturday, while Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies beat Claudelands Rovers on Sunday to keep up their Waikato Division 1 title challenge. All the goals came in the first half on Saturday, as the Swifts went behind from the penalty spot early on before scoring twice to win 2-1. After the early set-back, Matamata clawed themselves level just...

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Positive Swifts Performances
Aug23

Positive Swifts Performances

Comag Matamata Swifts put in a ‘night and day’ performance at The Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership leaders, Papamoa, on Saturday, pushing their hosts all the way before succumbing 2-0. The Swifts were a different side to the one that took the field seven days prior, having the best of the first half against a side that had won all ten of their games so far this season. A freak goal for Papamoa, owing as much to the conditions as...

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Swifts Ladies go so close
Aug17

Swifts Ladies go so close

It wasn’t an overly productive time, results-wise, for Matamata Swifts’ senior football teams last weekend, as both Comag Matamata Swifts and Waharoa Transport Swifts reserves went down 2-1 at home on Saturday and Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies were held to a 1-1 draw in their top of the table clash. The Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies headed into Sunday’s match against Waikato Division 1 leaders, Waikato Unicol, trailing their...

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Road win keeps Swifts in touch
Aug09

Road win keeps Swifts in touch

Comag Matamata Swifts returned from Huntly Thistle on the right side of the score line after Stephan Turnbull’s 90th minute goal secured an edgy, but thoroughly deserved 3-2 Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership victory on Saturday. Turnbull had quite the day, scoring twice for Waharoa Transport Swifts Reserves at Ngaruawahia earlier in the day, before coming off the bench to be the Swifts’ match winner. On Sunday, Challenge Matamata Swifts...

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