• 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
• Creature Powerfully magical silver-colored fish from the Indian Ocean, a protected species that in turn is a guardian of seafarers, as the Ramora is capable of anchoring ships. It is protected from poaching by international wizarding law (FB). 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 Randolph Spudmore is the innovative designer of the popular Firebolt broom. He is the son of Able Spudmore of Ellerby & Spudmore, broom manufacturers of the Swiftstick and Tinderblast models (Pm). The design and manufacture of the Firebolt broom was his secret project, released in 1993. Even now not all… 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
• 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
• Quidditch A Quidditch move where the Chaser throws the Quaffle over his or her shoulder (QA10). 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
• 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 The only way across a large chamber with a chess board for a floor is to play across using massive chess pieces. Ron, the chess expert of the trio, takes the place of a knight and directs the game. He eventually realizes that the only way for Harry and Hermione… Read More
• Event Rose Granger-Weasley boards the Hogwarts Express on Platform Nine and Three-quarters at King’s Cross and starts her fourth year at Hogwarts. She tells Albus Potter about the Ministry raid that found an illegal Time-Turner before they board the train (CC1.10). 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
• 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
• 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