Swifts 3-3 Ngongotaha
Sep17

Swifts 3-3 Ngongotaha

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts 3-3 Ngongotaha Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts completed an encouraging 2016 Loaded WaiBOP Premiership campaign with an engaging draw at the Domain against champions, Ngongotaha. Both teams were missing regular starters and that, combined with the wet, sticky conditions could have led to a drab match. But both teams brought attacking intent and a will to win which led to an open,...

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Swifts 2-0 Cambridge
Aug27

Swifts 2-0 Cambridge

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts 2-0 Cambridge Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts completed a delicious 2-0 derby day win over Cambridge on Saturday to move to second, at least temporarily, in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership standings. This was always likely to be a tasty encounter and it didn’t disappoint the home fans. The visitors arrived with a clear plan in mind – kick Jordane Lambert – but the Swifts are familiar...

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Tauranga City Utd 0-3 Swifts

Tauranga City United 0-3 Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts won 3-0 at bottom side Tauranga City United on Saturday to move into joint second on the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership table as the 2016 season nears its end. Mercurial Frenchman, Jordane Lambert, opened the scoring early with his tenth goal of the season, before second half strikes from Chris Walker and Ben Vogt eased the Swifts...

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Ngongotaha 6-1 Swifts

Ngongotaha 6-1 Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts suffered their largest defeat of the season in going down 6-1 at runaway Loaded WaiBOP Premiership leaders, Ngongotaha. But things started so differently for the Swifts. Jordane Lambert, a season-long human target for the more robust teams, put Matamata in front from an early free kick, then Ben Vogt scored what looked like the second....

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Swifts 2-2 Otumoetai
Aug06

Swifts 2-2 Otumoetai

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts 2-2 Otumoetai Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts dropped points at home for only the second time this season, after being held 2-2 by fourth placed Otumoetai in Saturday’s latest round of the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership. The visitors presented a tough physical challenge for the Swifts and started well only to see Matamata hit the front in the 6th minute when Chris Walker fired home a...

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Rotorua Utd 1-4 Swifts
Jul30

Rotorua Utd 1-4 Swifts

Rotorua United 1-4 Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts consolidated their top three spot in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership after winning 4-1 at Rotorua United. The Swifts have struggled away from home recently but had this match in the bag by half time. The team started well, but had to wait until just before the half hour to open the scoring. Jordane Lambert hammered the ball home at the...

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Viraj Kumar
Jul24

Viraj Kumar

Swifts debut: 2016

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Swifts v Tauranga BC
Jul23

Swifts v Tauranga BC

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts 3-0 Tauranga Boys Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts defeated relegation-threatened Tauranga Boys College 3-0 in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership with French striker, Ben Vogt, netting a hat trick. Matamata took the steam out of their opponents inside the first 20 minutes, with Vogt scoring twice to ease any anxiety. The visitors had their moments but the goals effectively nullified their...

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Katikati 2-1 Swifts

Katikati 2-0 Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts have lost on the road for the second consecutive time in going down 2-1 in a close match at Katikati. With the hosts fighting for their Loaded WaiBOP Premiership survival, coach Richardson and his team knew they’d be in for a tough day out, and when the long balls started raining in their expectations were realised. Ben Vogt, in his first...

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Swifts 4-1 Melville Utd
Jul09

Swifts 4-1 Melville Utd

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts 4-1 Melville United Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts maintained second spot in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership after a 4-1 victory over Melville United on Saturday. The visitors opened the scoring early on from the penalty spot, but Chris Walker’s goal had the Swifts level by half time when he fired the ball home after good work in the build up from Andrew Clothier. Matamata completely...

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