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Heidelberg Harriers 

"fiercer than a dragon and twice as clever"
-- Irish captain Darren O'Hare (QA8).

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Etymology

The word harrier can mean (1) a persistent attacker, (2) a breed of dog used to hunt hares or (3) a bird of prey (Oxford English Dictionary).

Notes

The city of Heidelberg is located on the River Neckar in south-west Germany. According to its Wikipedia entry, it has four rugby league teams, two rugby union teams and a basketball team, but no Quidditch team (Wikipedia).

From the Web

Pottermore feature: Quidditch collection

Harry Potter Wiki: Quidditch

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