• Character Abraham Peasegood was an American wizard who invented the game of Quodpot (QA8). Peasegood immigrated to North America in the 1700s, intending to form a Quidditch team when he got there. The story goes that the Quaffle he had packed in his luggage came into contact with his wand so that… Read More
• Character Aidan Lynch played Seeker for Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Sports and competitions Aingingein is an Irish broom game involving a goat’s bladder called the “Dom“, barrels and fire (QA2). Read More
• Character Alasdair Maddock is a Quidditch player, Chaser for the Montrose Magpies (1990s). Maddock is a bit over-interested in Muggle sports, which is documented in a series of articles in the Daily Prophet: He is photographed in a field trying to “head the ball” like a Muggle football… Read More
• Character Aliko Okoye was a beater for the Nigerian National Quidditch Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup. Read More
• Quidditch The All-Africa Cup is a tournament to determine the top Quidditch team in Africa. It has been won twice by the Gimbi Giant-Slayers (QA8). Read More
• Character Angus Buchanan was a Squib who rose to fame playing rugby for the Scottish national side. Angus Buchanan was the only non-magical member of the Buchanan family of the Scottish Borders. Fearing the wrath of their father, the Buchanan siblings helped to conceal Angus’ lack of magic, even… Read More
• Character Arnulf Moe was the manager of Norway’s National Quidditch Team in 2014. Read More
• Character Arsenia Gonzales was a Chaser for the United States National Team at the 2014 Quidditch WOrld Cup. Read More
• Quidditch The final of the Quidditch World Cup in 1809 is considered to be one of the worst exhibitions of unsportsmanlike conduct in history. Read More
• Character The Bagman family is comprised of Ludo, Otto, and the father of Ludo and Otto, the unnamed Bagman Sr. Ludo Bagman Otto Bagman Bagman Sr. Read More
• Character Barry Ryan was a Quidditch player and Keeper for Ireland’s National Team (1994). Read More
• Quidditch Also called “clubs”, Quidditch Beaters use enchanted wooden bats to hit the Bludgers in an effort to affect their flight (away from fellow team members and/or toward opposing team members). Read More
• Character Bradley was a Hogwarts student and a chaser on the Ravenclaw Quidditch team during the 1990s (OP30, OP31). Read More
• Broomsticks Broom Racing against another witch or wizard on broomsticks has probably existed as long as they have had brooms to ride on (QA2). Read More
• Broomsticks Brooms are magical mode of transportation in the Wizarding World. About Broomsticks A flying broomstick is not simply a “normal” broomstick pressed into service as a mode of transportation. The flying broomstick is a magical item with built-in charms. The earliest known evidence of a broomstick enchanted to fly dates… Read More
• Character Bruno Bruunhart played Seeker for Liechtenstein’s National Team at the 2014 Quidditch World Cup.. Read More
• Character Brutus Scrimgeour was the author of The Beaters’ Bible; he also wrote a promotional blurb for the front of Quidditch Through the Ages (QA). Read More