• Character Modesty Rabnott was a thirteenth century Witch living in Kent. She tried to stop Barberus Bragge from his barbaric treatment of a Golden Snidget during a Cuaditch match, only to be fined 10 Galleons for her trouble (a huge amount of money in those days). According to the… Read More
• Broomsticks These are brooms that have been specifically designed for speed and control so that they can be used for Quidditch or other broom sports. Chapter 9 of  the book Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling outlines the history of the development of the racing broom. (QA9)… Read More
• Character Rafael Santos was a Beater for Brazil’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Ragmar Dorkins was the manager of the Chudley Cannons Quidditch team in the 1990s, a team with a notoriously bad record. He spoke to the Daily Prophet about Seeker Galvin Gudgeon’s terrible performance against the Appleby Arrows (DP1) and is further reported to be delighted after the… Read More
• Event The Comet Trading Company’s first broom model is the Comet 140, which is equipped with the patented Horton-Keitch Braking Charm. Horton and Keitch had been teammates with the Falmouth Falcons Quidditch team and developed their brooms in direct competition to Cleansweep’s broom… Read More
• Character Raul Almeida played Keeper for the Brazil National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. As their Keeper at the 2014 tournament, Almeida was key to Brazil’s victory over the USA in the semi-final, repeatedly stopping the American Chasers from scoring, thus allowing the match to be decided by Tony… Read More
• Sports teams The Ravenclaw Quidditch Team of Hogwarts is drawn from the students of Ravenclaw House. The team wear robes of blue and bronze. Their Quidditch team during the 1993-1994 school year was really good. They managed to lighten Harry’s mood when they “flattened Hufflepuff in their Quidditch match at the end of… Read More
• Event Because Ravenclaw beat Hufflepuff in their Quidditch match at the end of November, the Gryffindor team is not out of the running for this year’s Quidditch Cup. This helps Harry Potter feel a little bit better about him falling off his broom when they played… Read More
• Character Rawya Zaghloul played Seeker for the Egyptian National Team in 2002. Zaghloul beat Viktor Krum to the Snitch in the final match of the 2002 Quidditch World Cup tournament (Pm). Read More
• Event Until this point in 1385, there was no record that the game of Quidditch had migrated over to Ireland. This match is played against a team from Lancashire but involves Irish players who had come over from Cork, which indicates that the game had been played there… Read More
• Occupations The referee is in charge of making sure that Quidditch games are played fairly and safely. Madam Hooch, who teaches students to fly, usually referees the games played at Hogwarts School (PS11, CS10, CS14, PA9, PA13, PA15, OP19, HBP14,… Read More
• Character Regulus Black was the younger brother of Sirius Black. Unlike Sirius, Regulus was favored by their parents because he shared their overweening pride in their heritage and their belief in pure-blood supremacy; indeed, Regulus became one of Voldemort’s Death Eaters around 1977 at the age of sixteen. Sirius… Read More
• Sentient objects A glass ball the size of a large marble. In its default state (when nobody is touching it), a Remembrall is full of white smoke. When picked up and held in a person’s hand, a Remembrall will glow scarlet if there’s something the person has forgotten to do. Read More
• Spells Spell that keeps something away from the caster or from a target object that the spell is cast upon. The basic spell for repelling something starts with “Repello” followed by the correct Latinate word for the target to be repelled. Read More
• Trivia The Liechtenstein National Quidditch team’s mascot is a huge Augury named Hans who has his own fan club. High-spirited American fans at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup temporarily kidnapped Hans, which prompted the Liechtenstein manager Ferdinand Jägendorf to issue a statement saying ‘Das finden wir nicht lustig’ (‘we don’t find that funny’) (Pm). Read More
• Quidditch A Quidditch move where the Chaser throws the Quaffle over his or her shoulder (QA10). Read More
• Potions This unnamed reviving potion was used by mediwizards at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup to revive a victim of the Wronski Feint (GF8). Read More
• Character Iefan Rice was a Beater on the Welsh National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Ritchie Coote was a student at Hogwarts in Gryffindor House. He was a Beater on the Gryffindor Quidditch team for the 1996-1997 school year (HBP11). Read More
• Creature River genies are graceful aquatic creatures from Ivory Coast which dance together upon the surface of the water (Pm). Read More
• Character Mr. Roberts is a Muggle man who worked as the campsite manager for the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Character Demelza Robins was a Hogwarts student in Gryffindor House during the mid-1990s. She played Chaser for the Gryffindor Quidditch Team that won the Quidditch Cup in 1996-1997 (HBP24). Appearances She was added to the team after a good tryout and worked well with Chasers… Read More
• Character Seeker for the England National Team and the Tutshill Tornados. Holds British record for fastest capture of Golden Snitch during game: three and a half seconds. This happened in 1921 and the move he used to make the catch is now called the Plumpton Pass. Read More
• Event He dies still claiming that his record three and a half second capture of the Snitch was intentional, and not pure dumb luck. Read More
• Character Roger Davies was a popular, athletic Ravenclaw student at Hogwarts, a year or two older than Harry Potter.  He was a Chaser on the Ravenclaw Quidditch Team, and Captain of the Team from 1993 to 1996 (at least). Roger went with Fleur Delacour to the… Read More
• Sports teams The Romanian National Teams are from the European country of Romania. Quidditch Team member Niko Nenad was responsible for the Attack of the Killer Forest during Quidditch World Cup 1809 final match (Pm). Read More
• Character Ron Weasley is Harry Potter’s best friend and the youngest son of Molly and Arthur Weasley. The story of Ron’s life is one of being overshadowed by his family and friends, yet it is Ron’s heart and humor that have solidified his friendships and given those around him the support they needed… Read More
• Event It is announced by Headteacher Minerva McGonagall that the new Chaser for the Gryffindor Quidditch Team is Rose Granger-Weasley. She has to try not to show her partiality to Gryffindor by refraining from praising Rose too much (CC1.4). Scorpius Malfoy applauds Rose’s appointment, although Albus questions why he… Read More
• Character Royston Idlewind was a Chaser on the Australian National Team in 1966 and International Director of the International Confederation of Wizards Quidditch Committee (ICQWC) from 1971 to 1974) (Pm). Idlewind was a member of the Austrialian team that won the 1966 Quidditch World Cup. An unpopular appointment as International… Read More
• Quidditch The 1974 Quidditch World Cup tournament was famous for the attempt by the ICWQC International Director, Royston Idlewind, to ban crowd members from carrying wands. A very noisy musical instrument, the Dissimulator, became a feature of every game. As Idlewind sat down in the box before the final match (Syrian National… Read More
• Character Rudolf Brand is a Quidditch player and the Captain of the Heidelberg Harriers Quidditch team in the 1950s. Brand was the captain of the Harriers when they played what has been termed “the finest match ever seen” – an exciting seven-day marathon against the Holyhead Harpies in 1953. Read More
• Character Barry Ryan was a Quidditch player and Keeper for Ireland’s National Team (1994). Ryan was a member of the winning team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup, along with teammates Connolly and Quigley (Beaters), Aidan Lynch (Seeker), Moran, Mullet and Troy (Chasers) (GF8). Rather than Ireland’s exciting final match against Bulgaria, this first… Read More
• Wilderness areas The mysterious missing 1877 Quidditch World Cup took place in this area of Kazakhstan. (Pm)… Read More
• Character Ryuichi Yamaguchi was a Chaser for Japan’s National Team at the Quidditch World Cup. tournament in 2014 (Pm). Yamaguchi was one of the three Chasers in the talented Japanese team at the 2014 tournament (Pm). The Japanese team won their first match against Poland and the quarter-final… Read More