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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What’s Happening – September 9
Sep08

What’s Happening – September 9

We have our final Domain triple header of the 2017 season tomorrow, with the three senior men’s teams set to host visitors from Taupo, Te Puke and Hamilton. Our first prizegiving of the season takes place in the morning when our Mini-Kickers group winds things up. We’ve had a dedicated from of 4 to 7 year olds who have enjoyed their football in 2017. If it’s wet we’ll just move inside the clubrooms and proceed...

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Ladies finish excellent season with another win
Sep03

Ladies finish excellent season with another win

The Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies team have finished their 2017 football season with yet another victory. The team’s 3-2 win against Waikato Unicol in Hamilton on Sunday completed an excellent year of football for a team that was unexpectedly promoted to the Waikato’s top flight a week before the season started. The Ladies took several weeks to get going but after their first win in May went on a long unbeaten run that included a...

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What’s Happening – September 2 & 3
Sep01

What’s Happening – September 2 & 3

Just about everyone’s away from home this weekend. Comag Matamata Swifts and Richardson Racing Stables Matamata Reserves travel to in opposite directions for matches either side of the Kaimais, while the A team heads to the North Waikato. Several junior teams, along with our Mini-Kickers group, are at home so there will at least be some signs of life at the Domain. On Sunday, the Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies head to Waikato...

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Strong Swifts beat second-placed Unicol
Aug27

Strong Swifts beat second-placed Unicol

Only two of Matamata Swifts senior teams were in action over the weekend, with both Comag Matamata Swifts and Richardson Racing Stables Swifts reserves heading to Hamilton to play their Waikato Unicol counterparts. In the result of the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership weekend, the Swifts fought back from a half time deficit to beat second-placed Unicol 2-1 in a result that has almost snuffed out the students’ title chances. After talking an...

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What’s Happening – August 26 & 27
Aug25

What’s Happening – August 26 & 27

Only three of our senior teams are in action this weekend. Comag Matamata Swifts and Richardson Racing Stables Matamata Reserves travel to Hamilton to play their counterparts from Waikato Unicol. The Swifts Futsal team faces a top of the table clash against Hamilton Wanderers in the Loaded Futsal Premiership on Sunday. Both the Swifts A team and Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies have the weekend off before playing their final fixtures...

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Unbeaten weekend for Swifts teams
Aug20

Unbeaten weekend for Swifts teams

Matamata Swifts’ senior teams completed an unbeaten weekend on the back of a significant goal haul at the Domain. There were 27 goals in the four games as the teams recorded three wins and a draw. Comag Matamata Swifts notched their fourth win in a row, beating Rotorua United 3-1 in an almost totally one-sided Loaded WaiBOP Premiership match. If not for an inspired performance from Rotorua’s goalie the margin would have been far...

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What’s Happening – August 19 & 20
Aug18

What’s Happening – August 19 & 20

We have a busy weekend at the Domain, with a full house of men’s games on Saturday and one for the ladies on Sunday. Find out more in this weekend’s edition of Pulling A Swift One. Match Details – August 19 & 20 Comag Matamata Swifts v Rotorua United, 2.45pm, Matamata Domain (Saturday) Richardson Racing Stables Matamata Reserves v Rotorua United Reserves, 12.30pm, Matamata Domain(Saturday) Swifts A v Hamilton...

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Swifts march on as Ladies bow out in semi-finals
Aug13

Swifts march on as Ladies bow out in semi-finals

In a busy weekend, Comag Matamata Swifts won 2-0 at Te Awamutu for their tenth victory of the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership season, while the Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies were unlucky to fall by the same margin at the semi-final stage of the Waikato Cup. On a challenging surface the Swifts scored a goal in each half to pick up a deserved win. Jamie Baxter drove home a first half penalty while Brad West finished after excellent work...

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What’s Happening – August 12 & 13
Aug11

What’s Happening – August 12 & 13

It’s fair to say a lot’s happening this weekend, but not too much of it’s at the Domain. But there is this… On Sunday, the Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies host Melville United in the Waikato Women’s Cup semi-final. Melville will arrive as favourites but the Swifts are just one step away from playing off for silverware so will be right up for the, er, challenge. Before that, Comag Matamata Swifts and...

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