Catcher is an archaic term term from an early version of the game of Quidditch, probably describing the player equivalent to a modern Chaser (QA3). The term was used in Goodwin Kneen’s twelfth century letter to his Norwegian cousin Olaf. In his letter Goodwin says that his wife Gunhilda… Read MoreOur Chasers Aren't Cheating!
Headlines and advertisements
Our Chasers Aren’t Cheating! was a Quidditch article published in the Daily Prophet on 22 June 1884. It recorded the introduction of a new rule outlawing more than one Chaser at a time entering the scoring area, which would now draw a foul and penalty. Quidditch fans were… Read MoreCreaothceann
Sports and competitions
Creaothceann, popular in the Middle Ages and invented in Scotland, it is considered to be probably the most dangerous of all broom games (QA2). Notes Playing the game involves trying to catch hundreds of falling rocks and bludgers within cauldrons strapped to the players’ heads. It inevitably caused… Read More