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Appleby Arrows
Quidditch Team information
Quidditch Team information
Hometown

Appleby, North of England

Hometown

Appleby, North of England

Founded

1612

Founded

1612

League(s)

British and Irish Quidditch League

League(s)

British and Irish Quidditch League

Robes

Pale blue, emblazoned with a silver arrow

Robes

Pale blue, emblazoned with a silver arrow

Most Glorious Hour

Their 1932 defeat of the Vratsa Vultures

Most Glorious Hour

Their 1932 defeat of the Vratsa Vultures

Rival(s)

Wimbourne Wasps

Rival(s)

Wimbourne Wasps

Behind the scenes
Behind the scenes
First appearance

Daily Prophet Newsletters

First appearance

Daily Prophet Newsletters

Latest appearance

Quidditch Through the Ages

Latest appearance

Quidditch Through the Ages

The Appleby Arrows are a Quidditch team from Appleby, a town in northern England, that play in the British and Irish Quidditch League. Founded in 1612, the Arrows play in robes of pale blue, emblazoned with a silver arrow. There is traditionally fierce rivalry between the Arrows and the Wimbourne Wasps.[1]

Gregory Cotton was a seeker for the Appleby Arrows.

HistoryEdit

1612Edit

The club was founded.

1894Edit

The club's supporters old practice of shooting arrows into the air from their wands every time their Chasers scored was banned by the Department of Magical Games and Sports in 1894, when one of these weapons pierced the referee, Nugent Potts, through the nose.[2]

1932Edit

Arrows fans agree that their team's most glorious hour was their 1932 defeat of the team who were then the European champions, the Vratsa Vultures, in a match that lasted sixteen days in conditions of dense fog and rain.[3]

1998Edit

The Arrows defeated the Chudley Cannons in the Summer, aided by a pathetic perfomance by Cannon's Seeker Galvin Gudgeon.[4]

1999Edit

Pride of Portree are defeated by the Arrows. The two Seekers collide in their race for the Golden Snitch, and both have illegal jinxes used on them.

The Arrows were seventh in the League in October.[5]

AppearancesEdit

Notes and ReferencesEdit

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