"The only all-witch team currently playing in the Quidditch league have been attracting new fans every match."
-- from an article in the Daily Prophet (DP1)
Ginny Weasley, likely Chaser (late 1990s). After leaving Hogwarts, Ginny played for the Holyhead Harpies, before retiring to raise a family. She became the Senior Quidditch Correspondent and eventually Sports Editor at the Daily Prophet (BLC, Pm, CC1.12).
In Greek mythology, a Harpy is a female monster with a bird shaped body and human face (Wikipedia).
Holyhead is a seaport city on the west side of the Island of Anglesey (Ynys Môn) in North Wales. It has two football teams listed in its Wikipedia entry, but no Quidditch team is mentioned (Wikipedia).
Although the dates printed on the Daily Prophet Newsletters are:
the timeframe for these events is 1992-1993.
From the Web
Writing by J K Rowling on Pottermore: The Daily Prophet
- The British and Irish Quidditch League
- British and Irish Quidditch teams to support
- Quidditch collection
Harry Potter Wiki: Holyhead Harpies