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During the Gryffindor vs Hufflepuff match, McLaggen injures Harry

"I hope Luna always commentates from now on... Loser's Lurgy..."
-- Ron to Harry, later in the Hospital Wing (HBP19)

During the Gryffindor vs Hufflepuff match, McLaggen injures Harry

Luna Lovegood provides the commentary for the fourth Quidditch match of the season. Although playing as Gryffindor’s KeeperCormac McLaggen grabs a Beater’s bat and cracks Harry’s skull, knocking him unconscious. While Harry is taken to the Hospital Wing, Hufflepuff win the match by 320 points to 60 (HBP19).

One week earlier, when Ron Weasley was poisoned, McLaggen had pressed Harry about allowing him to fill Ron’s place in the team (HBP19).

Timeline Notes

On Ron's birthday (1 March), McLaggen states that the match is in one week. This would put the match on 8 March.



The essay "An Almanac of Quidditch at Hogwarts" points out that this:

"appears to be the first Gryffindor game in seven seasons involving only one Weasley, unless Bill played on the Gryffindor team alongside Charlie."

From the Web

Pottermore feature: Quidditch collection

Harry Potter Wiki: Quidditch

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