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Gryffindor Keeper Ron Weasley defending the hoop

"I have to fly around our hoops and stop the other team from scoring."
Oliver Wood[src]

Keeper is a position in the Wizarding sport of Quidditch. There is one Keeper per team, and it is their job to guard the three goal posts attempting to stop the other team's Chasers from scoring. The keeper also wears the most protection than any other position, which includes a helmet, shoulder/chest pads and knee pads. This effectively makes them heavier than most of their other team-mates.

History of the Keeper

The position of the Keeper has existed since around the 13th century, although the role has changed somewhat over time. The Keeper was essentially a Chaser, with the added responsibilities of guarding the posts. However, with the addition of the scoring zone in 1620, Keepers generally kept inside this area in order to prevent the opposition from scoring. Keepers are only allowed out of this area to head off incoming Chasers.


Keepers are typically well-built and athletic players who usually stick close to the goal posts where they can deploy their defensive skills to their fullest capacity.

Known Keepers

Team Name
American National Quidditch team Ralph Heidelberger
Australian National Quidditch team Jonny Nuhaka
Bulgarian National Quidditch team Lev Zograf
English National Quidditch team Denison Frisby
French National Quidditch team Bastien Janvier
German National Quidditch team Hermann Weil
Gryffindor Quidditch team Adam Davenport
Hufflepuff Quidditch team Liam Dunbar
Brody Hudson
Irish National Quidditch team Barry Ryan
Japanese National Quidditch team Tamotsu Iwamoto
Kenmare Kestrels Darren O'Hare
Nordic National Quidditch team Martin Helstrom
Ravenclaw Quidditch team Quinn Fabray
Slytherin Quidditch team Theo Raeken
Spanish National Quidditch team Sendelina de la Felino
Tutshill Tornados Merwyn Finwick

Fictional Keepers

Team Name
Unknown Grenouille

Game of Quidditch
Quidditch pitch
Officials: Quidditch referee
Player positions: BeaterChaserKeeperSeeker
Playing equipment: Beater's batBludgerBroomstickGolden SnitchQuaffle

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