Old Blues 3-2 Swifts

Old Blues 3-2 Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts Loaded WaiBOP Premiership Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts failed to recover from a horror opening fifteen minutes, falling to a 3-2 defeat at traditional bogey team Old Blues in Tauranga. The Swifts failed to deal with the blustery conditions and some impressive early direct football from the opponents. Their improving defensive unit uncharacteristically leaked three goals inside the first...

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Old Blues v Matamata Swifts
Jul25

Old Blues v Matamata Swifts

Waikato Stud Matamata Swifts were undone by a quality finish in their latest WaiBOP Premiership match at Tauranga’s Old Blues but will be rueing, not for the first time this season, several wasted opportunities that could have won them three vital points. The match itself was far from a free flowing classic. It was ruined by the rugged surface that left long ball football as the only productive way to attack. Unfortunately, the Swifts...

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Old Blues 1-1 Matamata Swifts
Jun14

Old Blues 1-1 Matamata Swifts

The Swifts were a little unlucky to come away with only a point from their visit to Old Blues. A first half strike from Peter McCoskrie gave Matamata the lead at the break after a strong first 45 minutes. The hosts levelled during the second half after a harshly awarded spot kick, but Matamata held on to take what would have been viewed prior to the match as an unlikely point. Andrew Clothier and Bjorn Vossen led the way while...

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