SPDP – Term 2
Apr15

SPDP – Term 2

Matamata-Piako, Thames Valley and South Waikato youngsters can sign up now for the term 2 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 2, 2019 (ages 6-14) Training days:...

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One each for Swifts against Tokoroa
Apr14

One each for Swifts against Tokoroa

A couple of Domain derby matches against Tokoroa were the highlight of the local footballing weekend just gone. Challenge Matamata Swifts ladies won their match by the odd goal in seven, but Waharoa Transport Swifts Reserves fell to defeat by their game’s only goal. With the weekend’s scheduled Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership match for Comag Matamata Swifts’ deferred, the home interest centred largely around the double derby visit by...

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Swifts and Ladies taste victory
Apr07

Swifts and Ladies taste victory

Comag Matamata Swifts and Challenge Matamata Swifts Ladies both picked up victories on the first full weekend of senior football across the Waikato/Bay of Plenty region for 2019. The Swifts battled to a 2-1 win at Te Puke on Saturday in their second Soccer Shop WaiBOP Premiership match of the season, while the ladies won their derby against Cambridge 4-2 on Sunday to open their season in the best possible manner. A much changed Swifts...

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Mini-Kickers Muster
Apr03

Mini-Kickers Muster

Our first muster for the 2019 Mini-Kickers programme is this Saturday, April 6, at the Matamata Domain – from 9am to 10am. If you haven’t registered your child for Mini-Kickers yet you can do so HERE or at the muster on Saturday. The Mini-Kickers programme is for players aged 4 to 7. You’ll find out all you need to know about this programme HERE.

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All square on opening day
Mar31

All square on opening day

The 2019 senior football season began at the Matamata Domain on Saturday as the club’s 1st and reserve teams hosted their Taupo counterparts in The Soccer Shop Premiership and Championship. Comag Matamata Swifts fought their way to a valuable point, holding the 2018 Premiership champions, Taupo, to a goalless draw, despite playing more than half an hour with ten men. In the early game, a long-range strike from Leo Wullner ensured the...

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2019 Junior Football Teams
Mar28

2019 Junior Football Teams

We are pleased to announce our junior 8th to 13th/14th grade teams for the 2019 season. We have done our best to accommodate as many requests as possible while also attempting to ensure the players are at the appropriate age and ability level to help with their enjoyment. If you have any questions, please contact us on admin@matamataswifts.com. Teams are listed below and, please note, they may be subject to change. But first: Coaches:...

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Goalkeeper Training
Mar24

Goalkeeper Training

We are pleased to add some goalkeeper training sessions to our player development programme. Comag Matamata Swifts Goalkeeper (and WaiBOP Football FDO) Seamus Casey will run two introductory sessions on Friday April 5 and Friday April 12, which will be followed regular development sessions during term 2. These sessions are open to any junior, youth or adult player interested in some specialised goalkeeper training. Goalkeeper Training...

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2019 Junior Football Registration
Feb27

2019 Junior Football Registration

Yes! It’s here. 2019 Junior football registration is now open. Click HERE to register.

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Ricki Herbert Comes To Matamata
Feb07

Ricki Herbert Comes To Matamata

The Matamata Domain will host the Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s (RHFA) newest football development programme, with the first session scheduled for Monday February 25. Herbert, the ex-All White and Wellington Phoenix coach, has partnered with Matamata Swifts AFC to introduce his Academy’s programme to the Eastern Waikato region. In doing so, the opportunity now exists for local Matamata-Piako, Thames Valley and South Waikato...

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Swifts Player Development Programme
Feb03

Swifts Player Development Programme

Matamata-Piako, Thames Valley and South Waikato youngsters can sign up now for the new 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, 2019 (ages 6-14) Training days:...

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