Injuries bite as Swifts suffer

Injuries bite as Swifts suffer

With more senior players seemingly injured than fit, it was another tough weekend for Matamata Swifts’ football teams. Comag Matamata Swifts shipped late goals again to come out on the wrong side of a 4-2 score line at Huntly Thistle, while Waharoa Transport Swifts...
Wild weather whacks Swifts

Wild weather whacks Swifts

The weekend’s wild weather didn’t stop local football from continuing, but it was a bleak couple of days on the results front for all four of Matamata Swifts senior teams. All three men’s teams played at home on Saturday, with Comag Matamata Swifts WaiBOP Premiership...
Walker hat trick caps fine day at the Domain

Walker hat trick caps fine day at the Domain

Comag Matamata Swifts pushed themselves closer towards mid-table security on Saturday thanks to a comfortable 4-1 home win over Tauranga City. Chris Walker led the way with his second hat trick of the season, while popular centre back, Blair Griffiths grabbed his...
Football defies weather gods

Football defies weather gods

Comag Matamata Swifts and Challenge Matamata Ladies both came through stiff, but different, examinations at the weekend to each secure a valuable three points. For the Swifts, it was a case of keeping their heads in the game for the full, frustrating 90 minutes...
Hard fought footballing weekend

Hard fought footballing weekend

Comag Matamata Swifts and Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies were both defeated at home over the weekend while, on the road, Waharoa Transport Swifts Reserves picked up a handy win and Fez Kebab Swifts 3rds went down. Saturday’s WaiBOP Premiership match at the Domain...
Full house of results for Swifts teams

Full house of results for Swifts teams

Matamata Swifts’ senior men’s teams racked up a full house of results on Saturday following a win, a draw and a defeat. Comag Matamata Swifts continued their lean recent run after two late goals led to their demise at West Hamilton, while Waharoa Transport Swifts...