2018 Annual General Meeting
Nov02

2018 Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of Matamata Swifts Association Football Club will be held at the Matamata Domain clubrooms at 7.03pm on Monday November 19. AGENDA Apologies. Obituaries. Minutes from the 2017 Annual General Meeting. President’s report. Financial report. Election of officers – position descriptions available on request. Written nominations to secretary@matamataswifts.co.nz no later than 7 days prior to the AGM....

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2018 Junior & Senior Prizegiving Details
Aug29

2018 Junior & Senior Prizegiving Details

Keep the following dates free Junior Prizegiving Sunday September 16, 11am Matamata Domain Join us as we celebrate and congratulate all our junior Swifts on a fine 2018 football season. Note: Mini-Kickers prizegiving is on Saturday September 1 – after the final session of the season.   Senior Prizegiving Saturday September 22, 7pm (clubrooms open from 6pm) Matamata Domain Clubrooms Join us as we bring the curtain down on the...

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Swifts defeat league leaders
Aug12

Swifts defeat league leaders

Comag Matamata Swifts put in one of their strongest 45 minutes of the season on Saturday, which was enough to defeat current Loaded WaiBOP Premiership leaders Tauranga Boys’ 3-1 at the Domain. The visitors have been one of the most impressive teams this season, but were stung early when Chris Walker shut down a Tauranga defender and squared for Brayden Lissington who hammered home his fifth goal in four games. Tauranga looked good in...

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Goals and entertainment as Swifts teams play out unbeaten weekend
Aug05

Goals and entertainment as Swifts teams play out unbeaten weekend

Comag Matamata Swifts fought their way back into the winners circle after a good performance led, ultimately, to an emphatic 4-0 Loaded WaiBOP Premiership victory at Tokoroa on Saturday. The Swifts started well against one of the league’s strugglers but failed, at least in the early stages, to turn their dominance into goals. The breakthrough, however, couldn’t have been better timed when Brad West converted a great little ball from...

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Swifts downed again as other team win
Jul29

Swifts downed again as other team win

Comag Matamata Swifts continued their frustrating recent Loaded WaiBOP Premiership run with a narrow and, at times, unnerving 3-2 defeat by Melville United on Saturday. Needing to recover from last week’s loss at Papamoa, the Swifts were solid at the start, defending well pressing their opponent’s goal on several occasions. The visitors dodged a bullet, that may have ultimately decided the destination of the points, when a clear...

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Swifts slip out of title contention
Jul15

Swifts slip out of title contention

Saturday’s senior football experience for Matamata Swifts teams was an altogether forgettable one as both Comag Matamata Swifts and Waharoa Transport Swifts Reserves sunk to home defeats. The Swifts fell 3-1 to title contenders Taupo as they failed to match the visitors during a stormy second half. Little of note happened during the bulk of the first period before the two sides traded goals in the lead up to half time. A prone Hardeep...

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2-1, 2-1, 2-1…and not 2-1
Jul08

2-1, 2-1, 2-1…and not 2-1

Comag Matamata Swifts have completed a Loaded WaiBOP Premiership league double over Waikato Unicol after returning from Hamilton’s Jansen Park on Saturday with a 2-1 victory in the bank. A week after Matamata had lost by the same score at lowly Tauranga Blue Rovers, the Swifts secured three important points to stay on the fringes of the 2018 title race. As expected, Matamata had to soak up a lot of early pressure. Unicol has been one...

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A weekend of two halves
Jul01

A weekend of two halves

Comag Matamata Swifts missed a great opportunity to stay in range of the top sides in the 2018 Loaded WaiBOP Premiership after they fell to a 2-1 defeat at lowly Tauranga Blue Rovers on Saturday. Missing a number of players due to a variety of reasons, the Swifts still should have had enough to beat Rovers. Brayden Lissington, fresh off the plane from China after representing New Zealand in futsal, and Hardy Rosas were back in the...

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Swifts edge tense Premiership encounter
Jun24

Swifts edge tense Premiership encounter

Comag Matamata Swifts rebounded from their defeat in Taupo with a hard fought, incident packed 2-1 victory over West Hamilton United on Saturday. The Swifts welcomed back 2017 Loaded WaiBOP Premiership top scorer, Chris Walker, as a direct replacement for captain Dayne Willemsen and it was Walker’s opening goal that separated the sides after a tense first half. The visitors had more possession and forced countless corners during the...

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Bleak weekend for Swifts
Jun17

Bleak weekend for Swifts

All four Matamata Swifts senior teams were on the wrong side of the scoreline on Saturday during a weekend that also included the hospitalisation of Comag Matamata Swifts captain, Dayne Willemsen. The Swifts headed to Taupo on Saturday confident of a good showing against one of the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership’s top sides, but came away from Crown Park with a 4-0 defeat after a horror second half showing and shorn of captain, Dayne...

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