• Headlines and advertisements Give Gobstones A Second Glance is an advertising campaign run by the National Gobstone Association in an effort to recruit new Gobstones players. It featured an unfortunate picture of Kevin Hopwood, the current World Champion of the game (Pm). Read More
• Sports and competitions Gobstones are playing pieces for the game of the same name – spit a disgusting fluid at players when they lose. According to Pottermore:  “Players start the game with fifteen small, round Gobstones each (Gobstones are sold in sets of thirty) and the winner must capture all of his opponent’s stones. Read More
• Sports and competitions A Muggle game described by Cormack McLoed, manager of the Magpies, as “hitting non-flying balls into holes in the ground.” Alasdair Maddock’s interest in playing golf resulted in his being sacked from the Magpies (DP3). All wizards aren’t as unfamilar with golf as McLoed was, however. When Oliver Wood was… Read More
• Character Grogan Stump was a popular Minister for Magic who served from 1811 to 1819 (Pm). Read More
• Character Davey Gudgeon was a Hogwarts student in the 1970s who almost lost an eye playing a game in which people tried to get close enough to the Whomping Willow to touch its trunk (PA10). Read More
• Character Gwenog was a friend of Gertie Kettle, a witch who was interested in the wizarding game being played on Queerditch Marsh. Gertie Keddle’s diary records that her friend Gwenog came over for tea and they then went out and watched some wizards and witches knocking around rocks while… Read More