• Character Zacharias Smith is a student in Hufflepuff House during the 1990s. A real winner of a guy who seems to offend people every time he speaks. He was a Chaser on the Hufflepuff Quidditch team from at least 1995 (OP16, OP26). Zacharias joined Dumbledore’s… Read More
• Character Zacharias Mumps wrote a description of Quidditch in 1398 which closely matches the current form of the game (QA5). Mumps emphasised the need for finding a place to play Quidditch that was secure from the notice of Muggles (QA5). He also described the duties and titles of the players, the… 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
• Character Ladislaw Zamojski is a talented Chaser on the Polish National Team in the 1990s. He had a goal spectacularly saved by Irish Keeper Barry Ryan (OP19). A save made by Ron Weasley during a Gryffindor practice session was favourably compared to this feat (OP19). Read More
• Character Georgi Zdravko played Keeper for the Bulgarian National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Bulgarian fans were nervous about Zdravko’s ability to keep opposing Chasers from scoring goals at the Quidditch World Cup 2014 tournament (Pm). During the New Zealand game he let in 17 goals and there were only further… Read More
• Countries Famous for its beautiful rolling hillsides as well as its enormous population of sheep, New Zealand is an island group located in the southern Pacific Ocean and, along with Australia, part of the Antipodes. The Antipodean Opaleye dragon is native to New Zealand (FB). Quidditch is also… Read More
• Sports teams The New Zealand National Teams come from the Antipodean country of New Zealand. Quidditch The sport of Quidditch is thought to have been brought into New Zealand in the 1800s by European wizards on herbological discovery expeditions (QA8). Causing the NZ Ministry of Magic headaches enforcing the… Read More
• Character Zograf played Keeper for the Bulgarian National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. The team lost to the Irish team in the final match of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Zograf was penalised for the foul of cobbing when Irish Chaser Moran was attempting to score (GF8). The other members… Read More
• Character Valentina Vázquez was President of the Argentinian Council of Magic in 2014. As Argentina was the host country for the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, President Vázquez spoke on behalf of the organisers of the Opening Ceremony on 12 April 2014, following the unfortunate bloodbath caused by the… Read More