Football postponed until May 2
Mar18

Football postponed until May 2

FROM NZ Football & WaiBOP Football Federation [March 18, 2020] The club will provide further communication on Thursday March 19 regarding how these measures will impact football in Matamata over the next few weeks.  Out of concern for our community’s health amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the start of the community football season has been postponed until 2 May. This difficult decision has been reached by NZ Football in agreement...

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Junior Grading – Sunday May 15
Mar10

Junior Grading – Sunday May 15

JUNIOR GRADING (8th to 13th/14th grade players)  is on Sunday March 15 at the Matamata Domain. 8th Grade (DOB 2012)  12.30pm to 1.30pm. 9th Grade & 10th Grade (DOB 2011 & 2010)  1.30pm to 3pm. 11th, 12th, 13th/14th Grade (DOB 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009)  3pm to 4.30pm. Note: there is NO grading for Mini-Kickers. Players to attend the first session on April 4. More information HERE. We realise that, due to various other...

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2020 Junior Football
Feb10

2020 Junior Football

Get Back In To Football! Get Your Friends In To Football! Do you want to have fun and keep fit with your friends? Now is the time to sign up for football again… as well as introduce your friends to the beautiful game. Matamata Swifts have opened registrations for the 2020 season. Click HERE to sign up. If you need assistance we have in-person registration session at the Matamata Domain clubrooms on THURSDAY MARCH 5 (from 6pm to...

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Young Swifts live the dream
Jan30

Young Swifts live the dream

Six footballers from the Matamata-based Swifts Player Development Programme (DPDP) spent part of their summer school holidays living like young professional footballers. Jack Wilson, Theo Barlow, Ryley Bruce, Quinn Sinclair, Liam Costello-McVeigh and Leo Williams were selected to join 160 talented footballers from the Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s eleven centres, based throughout the North Island, at their annual National Elite...

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2020 Senior Pre-Season Details
Jan13

2020 Senior Pre-Season Details

Senior Men Pre-season for 2020 will begin with sessions on Thursday January 30 and Tuesday February 4 at the Matamata Domain – start time is 6.30pm. They will then run every Tuesday and Thursday evening from February 11 at the Domain. Players wanting to know more about our WaiBOP Premiership team can contact Scott Parsonage on 021 915 459. For other players, you can email the club at admin@matamataswifts.co.nz Swifts Ladies...

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2019 Annual General Meeting
Oct29

2019 Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Matamata Swifts Association Football Club will be held at the Matamata Domain clubrooms at 6pm on Monday November 11. The bar will be open.   AGENDA Apologies Obituaries Minutes from the 2018 Annual General Meeting President’s report Financial report Election of officers – position descriptions available on request. (Written nominations to admin@matamataswifts.com. Nominations can be made at the...

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Season over for Swifts
Sep16

Season over for Swifts

The final two senior football matches of the 2019 season were played over the last week, with Comag Matamata Swifts being downed 2-1 at Tauranga Boys’ FC on Saturday, while Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies beat Waikato Unicol in a rare midweek match. After a scratchy run through the middle of the season, the Swifts went on a run that secured their Soccer Shop Premiership status for another season. So Saturday’s match in Tauranga left...

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Summer 5-a-side Soccer
Sep09

Summer 5-a-side Soccer

Adult & Youth players You can now enter our senior Summer 5-a-side Soccer leagues. Full details HERE. Games begin on Thursday October 17. Enter and pay before October 3 to get a discount off your entry fee. We are looking at running a youth/junior 5-a-side league this summer. More information will be available soon. In the meantime, please contact us HERE if your child would be interested in entering a...

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Swifts lose double-header at Otumoetai, while ladies strong in Hamilton
Sep08

Swifts lose double-header at Otumoetai, while ladies strong in Hamilton

The 2019 football season is slowly winding down. Three of Matamata Swifts’ senior teams were in action over the weekend, with varying results. Comag Matamata Swifts and Waharoa Transport Matamata Reserves were both on the end of narrow defeats at Otumoetai on Saturday, while Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies completed a solid win in Hamilton. The sea breeze played a key part in proceedings at Otumoetai’s Fergusson Park as both Swifts...

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Swifts moving on up
Sep01

Swifts moving on up

Comag Matamata Swifts’ late season run in The Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership continued apace on Saturday as Hardy Rosas’ added time goal gave the team a 2-1 victory at Ngaruawahia United and moved them into the top five. For so long the 2019 season had been one of struggle and injury for Matamata and, as late as mid-July, looked like being one in which relegation was a very real prospect. But a run of four wins and two draws in their...

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