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Wigtown Wanderers 

"Kennilworthy Whisp.... divides his time between his home in Nottinghamshire and "wherever Wigtown Wanderers are playing this week."
-- "About the Author" from Quidditch Through the Ages (QA)

Wigtown Wanderers 

A British Quidditch team, founded in 1422 and based in Wigtown in Scotland (QA7)

robes: blood-red robes with a silver meat cleaver upon the chest (QA7)
home: Wigtown

Kennilworthy Whisp is a fan of this team and has written a book entitled "The Wonder of Wigtown Wanderers" (QA).

The original team was formed in 1422 by the four sons and three daughters of Walter Parkin, a butcher, and have a reputation for being intimidating (QA7).

The Chasers of this team invented the Parkin's Pincer move (QA10).

For the match against Puddlemere United on the Yorkshire Moors, fans were asked not to cheer too loudly, as Muggles had noticed (DP1).

The Wigs lost a match 250-150 against Puddlemere United in the first match featuring Wilda Griffiths (DP2).

The Wigs also lost the first match won by the Chudley Cannons, although this is described as a "narrow win" to the Cannons (DP3).



Wigtown, a town located in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, does not have any sports teams listed in its Wikipedia entry - not even Quidditch (Wikipedia).
team names Wigtown Wanderers
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.

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