What’s Happening – May 27/28
May26

What’s Happening – May 27/28

Our senior teams are more local this weekend with the COMAG Matamata Swifts and Richardson Racing Stables Swifts Reserves hosting their counterparts from Te Awamutu. The Swifts A team is in Hamilton again – to take on Hamilton Wanderers – while on Sunday the Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies are at home for the second week running. Match Details – May 27-28, 2017 COMAG Matamata Swifts v Te Awamutu, 2.45pm, Matamata Domain...

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What’s Happening – May 20/21
May19

What’s Happening – May 20/21

Our teams are spread far and wide this weekend. COMAG Matamata Swifts head over the Kaimais to play Papamoa as they return to Loaded WaiBOP Premiership action, while the Richardson Racing Stables Swifts Reserves head in the opposite direction for their match against Hamilton Wanderers. The Swifts A team is also in Hamilton as they take on one of Claudelands Rovers’ many teams in the first round of the Waikato Cup. On Sunday the...

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What’s Happening – May 13/14
May12

What’s Happening – May 13/14

On what’s looking like being another wet weekend, we’re set to host a round 1 ISPS Handa Chatham Cup match against Auckland-based NRFL Division 2 side, Onehunga Mangere United. This is a great opportunity for the COMAG Matamata Swifts to test themselves against a side playing at a higher level. The last time we played Onehunga Mangere at home (pictured above) was in our 2012 NRFL campaign and resulted in a 2-0 win to the...

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Cancellations – May 13/14
May12

Cancellations – May 13/14

All cancellations for the weekend will be listed here. Friday May 12 – 3.30pm JUNIORS All junior football in the Waikato is cancelled tomorrow. This includes our 8th to 12th grade teams and the Mini-Kickers group. SENIORS COMAG Matamata Swifts v Onehunga Mangere – ON. Kick-off is at 2pm on pitch 1 Richardson Racing Stables Swifts Reserves v Taupo – Moved to pitch 2. There will be a pitch inspection at 7.30am tomorrow...

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Swifts win tense local derby
May07

Swifts win tense local derby

COMAG Matamata Swifts continued their excellent recent form with a 3-2 win at neighbours Cambridge on Saturday and now sit just one point off the lead of the Loaded WaiBOP Premiership. The Swifts began with a bang with a third consecutive fast start in a game that increasingly became a tense and niggly affair. Leading scorer Chris Walker slipped home two goals inside the first ten minutes to give Matamata an ideal beginning against...

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What’s Happening – May 6/7
May05

What’s Happening – May 6/7

Our senior teams have something of a broken weekend, with only two of the four teams playing. But it’s a massive one for all our junior Swifts as the 2017 Waikato junior season gets underway tomorrow. COMAG Matamata Swifts have a big one –  the Karapiro derby at Cambridge. We did the double over our neighbours last year for the first time in, well, ages. Something similar, starting tomorrow, will be what the team’s...

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Swifts April School Holiday Football Camp
Apr22

Swifts April School Holiday Football Camp

Sign up now! Wednesday April 26 to Friday April 28  Click here to register   Time & venue: 9am-3pm daily at the Matamata Domain. Cost: $30 per day. Players to bring: Training gear including football boots and indoor shoes; a change of clothing; lunch; water bottle. This programme is being run in association with WaiBOP Football Federation as part of their Holiday Fun Football programme.   For more information please...

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Matamata Swifts 2017 Junior Teams & Coaches Named
Apr09

Matamata Swifts 2017 Junior Teams & Coaches Named

Matamata Swifts is pleased to announce our Junior 8th to 12th Grade teams for the 2017 season. We still have some coaching vacancies. If you’re interested in getting involved we’d be pleased to hear from you. Coach education courses are available in Matamata free of charge (the club will cover these costs). Contact Dwayne Barlow Dwayne@dbmm.co.nz to register your interest. Our appointed coaches have been named below. They...

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Junior Coaches Needed
Apr06

Junior Coaches Needed

We’re looking for coaches to assist with a couple of our junior teams during the 2017 season. This would be ideal for senior players looking to get involved in a bit of coaching either with a Waikato Junior league team, in a sole charge or shared role, or our Mini-Kickers group. Please contact us at admin@matamataswifts.com if you’re interested in helping out or have any...

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Swifts start 2017 season
Apr02

Swifts start 2017 season

Matamata Swifts 6-4 Tauranga Boys’ The 2017 Loaded WaiBOP Premiership season began with a bang for Matamata Swifts as they traded ten goals with Tauranga Boys’ College at the Domain on Saturday. Thankfully the Swifts ran out 6-4 victors, although coach Paul Richardson and his players will be a little disappointed the win wasn’t far more emphatic. Goals from Chris Walker, Bjorn Vossen and Dayne Willemsen saw Matamata into a 3-1...

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