J.K. Rowling Live-Blogged The Quidditch World Cup Final And It Is Magical

Rita Skeeter and Ginny Weasley are reporting from the press box, and it is EVERYTHING.

1. So by now, you’ve probably read J.K. Rowling’s new short story for her website Pottermore, “written” by Rita Skeeter.

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2. The magical gossip columnist provides some saucy insights into the post-Deathly Hallows lives of some of our favorite characters.

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3. But Potter fans have been #BLESSED yet again, because Rowling has penned even more new Potter content for the website.

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4. This time, readers get a “live-blog” of the Quidditch World Cup from Ginny Weasley, writing for The Daily Prophet, and Rita again.

5. This is Harry Potter fans everywhere:

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6. Sorry, Professor Snape, but this is some VERY exciting news.

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7. Spoiler alert: Bulgaria beats Brazil 170-60, but the real winners are Harry Potter fans worldwide.

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8. If you don’t have a free Pottermore account (AND YOU REALLY SHOULD) you can read a transcript of the matches’ events here.


In the most grievous of errors, a previous version of this post incorrectly stated Brazil beat Bulgaria in the Quidditch match. Ten points have been deducted from Gryffindor as such.

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