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'''Swivenhodge''' is a broom game that began in [[Herefordshire]], [[England]]. Players would sit backwards on their [[broomstick]]s and bat an inflated pig's bladder across a hedge using the brush end of the broom. The player to miss the bladder gave their opponent a point, and the first player to reach fifty points was the winner. Swivenhodge is still played in England, but never achieved widespread popularity.
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'''Swivenhodge''' is a broom game that began in [[Herefordshire]], [[England]]. Players would sit backwards on their [[broomstick]]s and bat an inflated pig's bladder across a hedge using the brush end of the broom. The player to miss the bladder gave their opponent a point, and the first player to reach fifty points was the winner. Swivenhodge is still played in England, but never achieved widespread popularity.<ref name="qta">''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)]]'' - Chapter 2 (''Ancient Broom Games'')</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
 
*''[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]''
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==Notes and references==
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Revision as of 16:45, January 22, 2013

Swivenhodge is a broom game that began in Herefordshire, England. Players would sit backwards on their broomsticks and bat an inflated pig's bladder across a hedge using the brush end of the broom. The player to miss the bladder gave their opponent a point, and the first player to reach fifty points was the winner. Swivenhodge is still played in England, but never achieved widespread popularity.[1]

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  1. Quidditch Through the Ages (real) - Chapter 2 (Ancient Broom Games)

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