• Character Jack Sloper was a Gryffindor Hogwarts student. He played on the Gryffindor Quidditch team as a replacement Beater when Fred and George were banned from playing (OP21). He was a poor substitute, so bad at handling his bat that he hit Angelina Johnson in the mouth with it during a… Read More
• Character Jacques Miskine played Seeker for the Chadian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup tournament in 2014 (Pm). Miskine was a participant during the first round, where Chad played against Liechtenstein – a three-day marathon. Although the Snitch was visible at least three times during the first… Read More
• Countries A country in the Carribbean Sea of North America. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts… Read More
• Sports teams The Jamaican National Teams come from the country of Jamaica in North America. Quidditch Jamaica was a participant at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament in Argentina. They lost to the USA 240 to 230 after their Keeper, Kquewanda Bailey, fell due to a delayed illness caused by a… Read More
• Character James Potter is a young wizard who fought against Voldemort in the 1970s, only to be killed along with his wife Lily while trying to protect their 15-month-old son Harry. James is the father of Harry Potter, and nearly identical to him in appearance except with hazel eyes (OP28). Read More
• Countries Japan is the one country in the Far East in which Quidditch has gained widespread popularity, with the popular Tengu of Toyohashi leading the way, although the national team’s practice of setting fire to its brooms after a loss doesn’t go over well with the rest of… Read More
• Sports teams The Japan National Teams are from the Far Eastern country of Japan. Quidditch Quidditch has been gaining steadily in popularity over the last century (QA8). It was brought to Japan by Hogwarts students who lost their way and were rescued while flying over the Mahoutokoro Wizarding School. Read More
• Character Bonawentura Wójcik played Seeker for the Polish National Team in 2014. Prior to the start of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup tournament, Wójcik was accused of being the transfigured Italian star Seeker Luciano Volpi. This was disproved by them standing side-by-side at a press conference (Pm). However, by… Read More
• Character Jean-Baptiste Bloncourt is a Beater for the Haiti National Team at the Quidditch World Cup in 2014. As a participant at the 2014 tournament, Bloncourt single-handedly wrecked Haiti’s chances at the tournament in their first-round match against Brazil. Having accidentally hit the Haitian Seeker Jolicoeur moments before Jolicoeur… Read More
• Spells Presumably makes the target’s fingers like jelly, so that they cannot grasp anything properly. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Jackie Jernigan was a Chaser on the Welsh National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Leonard Jewkes was the designer of the popular Silver Arrow broom (QA9). Unfortunately, he was unable to manufacture enough brooms to keep up with the demand (QA9). Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read More
• Character Jimmy Peakes was a Gryffindor student from 1994 to 2001, and a Beater on the Gryffindor Quidditch team. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)… Read More
• Character João Coelho is a Quidditch player and the Captain of the Tarapoto Tree-Skimmers team. He attended the Castelobruxo Wizarding School in Brazil (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29… Read More
• Event She later becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic on a broomstick. (QA9, WoM) Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Joey Jenkins was a Beater on the Chudley Cannons Quidditch team (GF22). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Angelina Johnson is a tall, black (GF16) Gryffindor girl two years older than Harry. She is an excellent Quidditch player (a Chaser) (PS11) and was captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch Team during the 1995-1996 school year (OP12). Angelina put her name in for the… Read More
• Character Sylvian Jolicoeur played Seeker for the Haitian National Team at the Quidditch World Cup in 2014. In Haiti’s first-round match against Brazil at the 2014 tournament, Jolicoeur was knocked out by a poorly hit Bludger from his teammate, Bloncourt, just before he would have caught the Snitch. Read More
• Quote I sat in a hotel room after a row with my then boyfriend and invented [Quidditch]. Looking back, I can understand why I liked the idea of Bludgers. Podcast: Play in new window |… Read More
• Character Gwenog Jones is the retired Captain and Beater of the only all-female professional Quidditch team, the Holyhead Harpies, and manager of the Welsh National Team in 2014. After a game she enjoys relaxing with friends, drinking butterbeer, and listening to The Weird Sisters (FW). It has been… Read More
• Character Mr. Jordan was the stepfather of Lee Jordan. He had some trouble getting gold he was owed by Ludo Bagman. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Lee Jordan is a Gryffindor and Hogwarts student during the 1990s. He is two years older than Harry and Ron. He had dreadlocks (OP10) and is best friend and compatriot of Fred and George Weasley. When Harry was on Platform Nine and Three-Quarters for the first time,… Read More
• Character José Barboza was the Quidditch team manager for Brazil’s National Team in 2014. Barboza managed the Brazilian team that went all the way to the finals of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (Pm). Having unwisely spoken to journalist Rita Skeeter before the tournament, an ongoing feud ensued between Barboza and his… Read More
• Character Joscelind Wadcock was a Chaser for the Puddlemere United Quidditch team (FW). Born in 1911, and appearing on a Famous Wizard card, she has retired from playing professional Quidditch (FW). Podcast: Play in new window… Read More
• Character Josef Wronski was a talented Quidditch player from Poland who played Seeker for the Grodzisk Goblins. He was known for inventing a dangerous Quidditch move called the Wronski Defensive Feint (QA8). Podcast: Play in… Read More
• Character Joseph Snuka played Seeker for the Fiji National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More
• Character Joshua Sankara played Seeker for Burkina Faso’s National Team at the 2006 Quidditch World Cup. His team having won the 2006 final match, Sankara was so popular that he was elected as Burkina Faso’s Minister for Magic. After a few days he resigned the post, in favour of continuing with his… Read More
• Character Josiah Plunkett was a professional referee of Quidditch games who had to deal with two very difficult situations on the pitch (DP3, DP4).   Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29… Read More
• Character Herman Junker was a Quidditch referee from Germany. He refereed the final match of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup (Pm). Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:29 — 5.0MB)Subscribe:… Read More