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Matamata footballer flying in Oz

Matamata footballer flying in Oz

Former Matamata Swifts footballer, Scott Hilliar, is making a name for himself in the cut-throat world of Australian semi-professional football. On Sunday December 5, Scott captained his Melbourne-based team, Avondale FC, as they won the Victorian state-wide Dockerty...

VALE // Barry Simonsen

VALE // Barry Simonsen

UPDATE: A private family ceremony will be held with a public gathering to be advertised at a later date. Messages to the Simonsen family C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St , Matamata 3400. We are devastated to learn of the passing of Matamata Swifts' Life Member,...

All go at AGM

All go at AGM

Matamata Swifts' Annual General Meeting was held on Monday November 22. A good turnout of club members were presented another strong financial result, despite the recent Covid-influenced circumstances, and a not completely depressing report from the club President....

Swifts partner with Ultra

Swifts partner with Ultra

Matamata Swifts have signed a partnership agreement with Ultra Football New Zealand for the supply of playing and training apparel and equipment for the next three years. Swifts’ teams will continue to wear the Nike brand. After the Swifts’ previous supplier, The...

Matamata Swifts 2022 Calendar

Matamata Swifts 2022 Calendar

Purchase our 2022 fundraising calendar. Price: $25 per calendar (limited print run). Payment can be made by cash, eftpos (at the clubrooms on Thursday evenings) or internet banking. Our bank details are: Matamata Swifts AFC, Westpac Matamata – 030363-0323570-00....

Player Development – Term 4, 2021

Player Development – Term 4, 2021

Matamata-Piako, Thames Valley and South Waikato youngsters can sign up now for the term 4 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...

Senior Round-Up – September

Senior Round-Up – September

Our senior teams are set to resume, then complete, their 2021 campaigns over the next three weeks. Here's what the schedule looks like: September 18 WaiBOP Premiership: Otumoetai v Comag Matamata Swifts, 2.45pm Waikato Men's Division 4: Waikato Unicol Gold v Fez Kebab...

Junior Update – September 2021

Junior Update – September 2021

Covid has a lot to answer for - not least of which is its impact on the 2021 football season. To confirm - the regular season for our junior teams and our Mini-Kickers programme is now over. It also looks like we'll be lucky to see any of the scheduled post-season...

Injured Swifts fight on

Injured Swifts fight on

The off-season can’t come quickly enough for Matamata Swifts’ senior football teams as injuries across the club has led to immense challenges in getting teams on the field every week. Despite this, however, Comag Matamata Swifts and Waharoa Transport Swifts reserves...

The footballing drama continues

The footballing drama continues

Matamata Swifts senior football teams bagged the full spectrum of results over the weekend. Challenge Matamata Ladies picked up an important victory on Sunday, while Comag Matamata Swifts and Waharoa Transport Swifts reserves shared the spoils in their games. Fez...

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...

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