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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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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CANCELLATIONS – Mini-Kickers (Sep 2)
Sep02

CANCELLATIONS – Mini-Kickers (Sep 2)

This morning’s Mini-Kickers session has been cancelled due to the weather. We will move this session, which includes prizegiving, to next Saturday, September 9.

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