"Pausing every few pages, he read: an accusation that the Tutshill Tornados were winning the Quidditch League by a combination of blackmail, illegal broom-tampering and torture...."
-- Harry Potter with Luna Lovegood's copy of The Quibbler (OP10)
robes: sky-blue with a double “T” in dark blue on the chest and back
- Captain: Brevis Birch (DP2)
- Keeper: Mervyn Fenwick (DP2)
- Cho Chang has been a Tornados fan since she was six years old. (OP12)
- Grogan Stump, Minister for Magic from 1811-1819 who established Department of Magical Games and Sports, was a passionate Tutshill Tornados fan. (Pm)
- They have a "nine-hundred year history," according to the Daily Prophet, although the team was actually founded in 1520. (DP2)
- The Tornados were having one of their most successful seasons in 1992-93, before losing a crucial game against the Ballycastle Bats. (DP2)
- They led the League in the fall of 1995 - something that The Quibbler felt was being achieved by illegal means. (OP10)
- Roderick Plumpton, a Tornados Seeker, holds the record for the fastest capture of a Snitch in a 1921 game against the Caerphilly Catapults. (QA7)
Tutshill, the location of one of J K Rowling's childhood homes, is a small village in Tidenham parish in the Forest of Dean on the Welsh borders. Its Wikipedia entry has a section on Rowling and Harry Potter connections, but no local sports teams are listed (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutshill).
Although the dates printed on the Daily Prophet Newsletters are DP1: 31 July 1998, DP2: 8 February 1999, DP3: 1 June 1999 and DP4: 1 October 1999, the timeframe for those events is 1992-1993.