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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CANCELLATIONS – August 8
Aug08

CANCELLATIONS – August 8

Today’s Mini-Kickers session has been cancelled due to the weather and ground conditions. All other junior and senior football is ON.

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Swifts Ladies Flying High
Aug02

Swifts Ladies Flying High

Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies completed a comfortable 2-0 victory over Claudelands Rovers on Sunday to maintain their unbeaten start to the 2020 football season. First half goals from Shania Stewart, a bullet which was her first of the season, and Kerrie Cox effectively sealed the result for a Swifts Ladies team who could, on another day, have scored a few more. They weren’t needed, however, as Matamata’s rear-guard was comfortable...

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Shape the future of our community
Jul30

Shape the future of our community

The Matamata Piako District Council is working on the Long Term Plan for our district and already have some plans underway to help Matamata-Piako become ‘the place of choice – lifestyle, opportunities, home’ but they want to hear our ideas too. We have submitted a project idea that includes turfing the training area at the Domain. You can find out more HERE. We now need your support in voting for this idea. We think it will make a big...

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