- "Harry had deliberately left the trial of the Keepers until last, hoping for an emptier stadium and less pressure on all concerned. Unfortunately, however, all the rejected players and a number of people who had come down to watch after a lengthy breakfast had joined the crowd by now, so that it was larger than ever."
- —Harry laments the large crowd that has gathered to watch the Gryffindor Keeper Trials[src]
- "Come on, Weasley! ... Yeah, Ron! ... Go on, Cormac!"
- —The spectators[src]
Most of the vocal supporters seemed to favour Ronald Weasley, though there was at least one holdout for Cormac McLaggen. Ultimately, Ronald Weasley claimed the position, though not without a "helping hand" from Hermione Granger.
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (First mentioned)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film) (First appearance)