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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...

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...

Swifts win as game ended early

Swifts win as game ended early

Comag Matamata Swifts ended their recent poor run on Saturday, defeating Ngongotaha 5-3 in a match that finished prematurely due to an injury that required an ambulance to be called on to the Domain. The Swifts were rampant during the opening quarter hour, scoring...

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...

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