Futsal is fun for everyone
Nov14

Futsal is fun for everyone

Futsal, one of the fastest growing sports in New Zealand, makes a return to Matamata this Friday, with the Matamata Futsal Training Programme for junior and youth aged children kicking off at Headon Stadium. Open to everyone, these new futsal sessions are for boys and girls at under-16, under-13, under-11 and under-9 age groups. Spots are still available across all groups. “We’re excited to bring this to Matamata and we hope children...

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2017 AGM
Oct31

2017 AGM

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Matamata Swifts Association Football Club will be held at the Matamata Domain clubrooms at 7pm on Monday November 13. AGENDA Apologies. Obituaries. Minutes from the 2016 Annual General Meeting. President’s report. Financial report. Election of officers – position descriptions are available here. Written nominations to secretary@matamataswifts.co.nz no later than 7 days prior to the AGM. Positions:...

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Futsal & Development – Term 4
Oct27

Futsal & Development – Term 4

We are pleased to announce we’ll be hosting the Matamata Futsal Training Programme during November and December. This programme is open to any junior or youth aged boy or girl, including footballers and non-footballers, wanting to give futsal a go. From this programme we’ll be looking to put together teams in the various age groups to take part in the Waikato Regional Futsal Tournament, which will be held in Te Aroha on...

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Swifts finish 2017 season on a high
Oct01

Swifts finish 2017 season on a high

Comag Matamata Swifts rounded out their 2017 Loaded WaiBOP Premiership campaign in the best possible manner, pummeling Old Blues from Tauranga 6-2 to lift themselves to second in the league. The star of the show on Saturday was leading scorer, Chris Walker, who helped himself to five of the six goals for his best personal haul of the season. The end of season feel translated to an incredibly open match and the fastest of starts. Old...

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What’s Happening – September 30
Sep29

What’s Happening – September 30

Only one game this weekend. Comag Matamata Swifts travel to play Tauranga Old Blues knowing a victory will lift the team to second on the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership table. A draw would see Matamata finish the season in third while defeat would bring Old Blues level on points with the Swifts but ahead of us on goal difference. The match kicks off at 2pm at Pemberton Park, Greerton. The club’s 8th Grade Panthers are taking part in...

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Swifts win final home game
Sep24

Swifts win final home game

Comag Matamata Swifts have won their final home game of the 2017 season to move within sight of a top two finish in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership. Their 2-0 victory on Saturday over the visiting Melville United side may have been expected, given the two sides’ position on the table, but the Swifts were made to work hard against a side that had nothing to lose. The Swifts looked good from the outset in this one, operating at a good...

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What’s Happening – September 23/24
Sep22

What’s Happening – September 23/24

Not long to go now… Comag Matamata Swifts play their final home game of the season tomorrow – a 2.45pm kick-off against Melville United – while Richardson Racing Stables Swifts Reserves complete their season, also at home, against Tokoroa. The reserves kick-off at 12.30pm. The club also has five teams competing in the McDonald’s Waikato Junior 5-a-side tournament at Hamilton’s Jansen Park over Saturday...

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Swifts edge past Rotorua
Sep17

Swifts edge past Rotorua

Comag Matamata Swifts won their penultimate away game of the 2017 season, 2-1 at Rotorua United, to maintain their good recent form and keep alive their hopes of a top two finish in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership. It wasn’t an easy afternoon for Matamata, missing several regulars and playing against a side fighting for their Premiership survival. Jasom Khatkar and Mike Candy made their first starts for the Swifts this season and the...

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What’s Happening – September 16/17
Sep15

What’s Happening – September 16/17

We’re on the wind down now. Only one senior team is in action this weekend, when Comag Matamata Swifts travel to play Rotorua United in the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership (2.45pm kick-off at Neil Hunt Park). Richardson Racing Stables Matamata Reserves have the weekend off before playing their final match next Saturday, while both the Swifts A team and Challenge Matamata Ladies have finished their seasons. The Swifts futsal team plays...

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Swifts held but stay in top four
Sep10

Swifts held but stay in top four

Comag Matamata Swifts recorded their first draw of the season on Saturday after being held 1-1 at the Domain by visitors Taupo. With a top two spot still a realistic proposition Matamata began brightly against a Taupo side that had also come to play. The slick conditions produced an open encounter but neither could find the back of the net during the first half. Having said that, the Swifts did score when Glen Carmichael nipped in...

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