2020 Junior Teams
Mar27

2020 Junior Teams

We are pleased to release the make-up of our 8th to 13th/14th Grade junior teams for the 2020 season. You can click HERE for the team lists. Please note: Some children have been moved up or down a grade. This is due to the numbers in the respective age groups, particularly for the older children. We have attempted to accommodate all requests, especially where having children in the same team will help with transport. Given the current...

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COVID-19 Update
Mar19

COVID-19 Update

Hi everyone, A week’s a long time in football, aye? Hopefully you’ll have caught the news that all football in New Zealand has been postponed until May 2. If not, HERE is a full copy of NZ Football and WaiBOP Football Federation’s communications, which were released yesterday. WaiBOP Football also has a COVID-19 updates page on their website, which you can visit HERE. So. What does this mean for football in Matamata?...

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Football postponed until May 2
Mar18

Football postponed until May 2

FROM NZ Football & WaiBOP Football Federation [March 18, 2020] The club will provide further communication on Thursday March 19 regarding how these measures will impact football in Matamata over the next few weeks.  Out of concern for our community’s health amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the start of the community football season has been postponed until 2 May. This difficult decision has been reached by NZ Football in agreement...

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Junior Grading – Sunday May 15
Mar10

Junior Grading – Sunday May 15

JUNIOR GRADING (8th to 13th/14th grade players)  is on Sunday March 15 at the Matamata Domain. 8th Grade (DOB 2012)  12.30pm to 1.30pm. 9th Grade & 10th Grade (DOB 2011 & 2010)  1.30pm to 3pm. 11th, 12th, 13th/14th Grade (DOB 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009)  3pm to 4.30pm. Note: there is NO grading for Mini-Kickers. Players to attend the first session on April 4. More information HERE. We realise that, due to various other...

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2020 Junior Football
Feb10

2020 Junior Football

Get Back In To Football! Get Your Friends In To Football! Do you want to have fun and keep fit with your friends? Now is the time to sign up for football again… as well as introduce your friends to the beautiful game. Matamata Swifts have opened registrations for the 2020 season. Click HERE to sign up. If you need assistance we have in-person registration session at the Matamata Domain clubrooms on THURSDAY MARCH 5 (from 6pm to...

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Young Swifts live the dream
Jan30

Young Swifts live the dream

Six footballers from the Matamata-based Swifts Player Development Programme (DPDP) spent part of their summer school holidays living like young professional footballers. Jack Wilson, Theo Barlow, Ryley Bruce, Quinn Sinclair, Liam Costello-McVeigh and Leo Williams were selected to join 160 talented footballers from the Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s eleven centres, based throughout the North Island, at their annual National Elite...

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SPDP – Term 1 2020
Jan14

SPDP – Term 1 2020

Matamata-Piako, Thames Valley and South Waikato youngsters can sign up now for the term 1 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 don’t need to play for Matamata Swifts to sign up for the SPDP. It is open to footballers and non-footballers alike. Details for Term 1, 2020 Training days: Mondays Term...

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2020 Senior Pre-Season Details
Jan13

2020 Senior Pre-Season Details

Senior Men Pre-season for 2020 will begin with sessions on Thursday January 30 and Tuesday February 4 at the Matamata Domain – start time is 6.30pm. They will then run every Tuesday and Thursday evening from February 11 at the Domain. Players wanting to know more about our WaiBOP Premiership team can contact Scott Parsonage on 021 915 459. For other players, you can email the club at admin@matamataswifts.co.nz Swifts Ladies...

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Swifts Summer School Holiday Programme
Jan07

Swifts Summer School Holiday Programme

Tuesday January 28 & Wednesday January 29 Looking for something for the kids during the last week (for some schools) of the summers holidays? This is a fun football and physical literacy programme open boys and girls of all ability levels – footballers and non-footballers alike. Holiday camp details: Venue: Matamata Domain. Times: 9am to 3pm daily. Cost: $30 per day or $50 for both days. Ages: boys and girls aged from 6 to...

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2019 Annual General Meeting
Oct29

2019 Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of Matamata Swifts Association Football Club will be held at the Matamata Domain clubrooms at 6pm on Monday November 11. The bar will be open.   AGENDA Apologies Obituaries Minutes from the 2018 Annual General Meeting President’s report Financial report Election of officers – position descriptions available on request. (Written nominations to admin@matamataswifts.com. Nominations can be made at the...

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