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Oliver Wood

Oliver Wood in his quidditch robes

Gryffindor Quidditch Keeper and captain for Harry’s first four years on the team


Oliver Wood fact file


Full Name

Oliver Wood

House

Gryffindor

Skills

Keeper and captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team, later signed to Puddlemere United

Hobbies

Devising rigorous Quidditch training programmes, giving speeches

‘This is the best team Gryffindor’s had in years. We’re going to win. I know it.’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Oliver Wood and Harry Potter before Harry's first Quidditch match

Before the match


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Ever seen a game of Quidditch, Potter?


Oliver Wood

‘But we also know we’ve got the best – ruddy – team – in – the – school,’


Extract

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

By J.K. Rowling

Harry holds up the Qudditch Cup.

Gryffindor win the Quidditch cup


Ireland Vs Bulgaria World Cup match

Cool British and Irish Quidditch teams to support


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Bad news, Harry. I’ve just been to see Professor McGonagall about the Firebolt. She – er – got a bit shirty with me. Told me I’d got my priorities wrong. Seemed to think I cared more about winning the Cup than I do about you staying alive.


Oliver Wood