Swifts 3-1 Te Awamutu
Sep12

Swifts 3-1 Te Awamutu

Comag Matamata Swifts struggled to score in the reverse fixture against Te Awamutu, but made up for that profligacy as they registered three times in the opening 23 minutes to put this game to bed early. A late penalty from the visitors meant the game finished 3-1. Captain, Bjorn Vossen, set the Swifts on their way after slipping home a fifth minute penalty, before Matt Potts scrambled home from a corner ten minutes later to double...

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Swifts 2-1 Huntly Thistle
Sep05

Swifts 2-1 Huntly Thistle

All the goals came in the first half on Saturday, as the Swifts went behind from the penalty spot early on before scoring twice to win 2-1. After the early set-back, Matamata clawed themselves level just before the half hour when Pete Shannon nodded home an Anton Ganas cross. There was a long delay not long before the break following a head clash that saw a player from each side forced out of the game. Upon resumption, and two minutes...

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Swifts 1-2 West Hamilton United
Aug15

Swifts 1-2 West Hamilton United

Comag Matamata Swifts had the chance to all but secure a spot in the end of season Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership top six, but succumbed to two late West Hamilton goals to lose a game they were seemingly in control of. Both sides hit the woodwork during a scrappy first half that didn’t have much to recommend it. After the break, the game was a little more open, but the rough Domain surface meant quality was in short supply. The Swifts...

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Swifts 1-3 Otorohanga
Aug01

Swifts 1-3 Otorohanga

A patched up Comag Matamata Swifts fell behind early on to a deflected effort from visitors Otorohanga and withstood a heap of first half pressure as the visitors looked to use the heavy breeze to their advantage. Goalie, Kyle van Waveren, was called on to make several outstanding saves. The Swifts were far stronger after the break, controlling more of the game and limiting the previously threatening visitors to the occasional counter...

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Swifts 1-3 Taupo

Comag Matamata Swifts began slowly in Saturday’s WaiBOP Premiership match against Taupo and fell behind on the quarter hour. The normally reliable Swifts defense allowed the visitors a free header which was comfortably looped home. There was little in the way of attacking inspiration from either side throughout the remainder of the first half, but the visitors doubled their lead ten minutes after the break when they finished...

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Swifts 2-0 Ngaruawahia United
Jul04

Swifts 2-0 Ngaruawahia United

Captain, Bjorn Vossen, struck a goal in each half to secure Comag Matamata Swifts a bruising 2-0 victory over Ngaruawahia United at the Domain on Saturday. The visitors, among the favourites for the 2020 WaiBOP Premiership title, were looking to rebound from defeat last time out, but were stunned as early as the 4th minute when Vossen gave the locals the lead. A poor Domain playing surface forced both sides to modify their usual...

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Swifts 1-0 Tauranga City
Jun20

Swifts 1-0 Tauranga City

A duo of 1-0 victories on Saturday saw both Comag Matamata Swifts and Waharoa Transport Swifts Reserves home on Saturday. Comag Matamata Swifts’ performance against Tauranga City was more convincing than the narrow scoreline would suggest. After an even first 20 minutes during which the visitors threatened several times, the Swifts wrested the initiative and began carving out good chances. Anton Ganas fired home what would be the...

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Swifts 3-1 Otumoetai
Jun13

Swifts 3-1 Otumoetai

Comag Matamata Swifts are flying the club’s flag in The Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership once again and began 2020 in the best possible manner after beating Otumoetai, one of the title favourites, 3-1 at the Domain on Saturday afternoon. The weeks since lock-down have been tumultuous for the club and it looked likely the Swifts may not even make it to the starting line. But the players rallied, put in some good training sessions, then...

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Swifts 2-2 Melville
Aug24

Swifts 2-2 Melville

Comag Matamata Swifts needed a late equaliser from Andrew Clothier to ensure the team’s final Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership home game of the season finished 2-2, while on Sunday Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies were held 3-3 at Huntly Thistle. The Swifts match against Melville United was a bright, open affair between two sides looking to both attack as well as mix it up physically in what was a fitting way to complete another season...

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Swifts 5-0 Blue Rovers
Aug10

Swifts 5-0 Blue Rovers

Comag Matamata Swifts’ excellent recent run continued as they won 5-0 over Tauranga Blue Rovers at a sodden Matamata Domain on Saturday. Brad West poked home a Chris Walker cross less than ten minutes in to settle the home side’s nerves and they went on to provide a dominant display against a visiting side missing several key players. Two goals in three minutes in the lead up to half time effectively settled the result as first...

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