Full Name: Maxine O'Flaherty
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Maxine O'Flaherty in the Battle of Hogwarts

Born: 14 November 1980

Blood Status: Pure-Blood

Hair: Dark Brown

Eyes: Blue

Skin: Light


House: Hufflepuff

Titles: Hufflepuff Quidditch Team Beater

Occupation: Quidditch Player

Biography Edit

Maxine O'Flaherty (b. 1980) was a pure-blooded witch, Hogwarts student, quidditch player and veteran of the Battle of Hogwarts

Early Life Edit

Maxine O'Flaherty was born to wizarding parents in 1980 and began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1992, the same year as Ginny Weasley. She was sorted into Hufflepuff under Professor Sprout.

1993-1994 School Year Edit

In her second year, she joined the Hufflepuff Quidditch Team as a Beater when it was captained by Cedric Diggory and she played alongside Anthony Rickett.

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She played in the match versus Gryffindor, alongside Michael McManus in which Hufflepuff won 150-50. However, they were heavily defeated by both Ravenclaw and Slytherin later in the year. In this same year she became a friend of Ginny Weasley but only distantly.

1994-1995 School Year Edit

In her third year, she supported Cedric Diggory in the Triwizard Tournament and was distraught to hear that Harry Potter was also the Hogwarts Contestant.

1995-1996 School Year Edit

In her fourth year, she and the Hufflepuff Team were defeated by Ravenclaw under their new captain, Zacharias Smith. However, they then defeated Gryffindor 240-230 and they narrowly defeated Slytherin.

1996-1997 School Year Edit

During her fifth year, her team once again defeated Gryffindor, 320-60. However, Gryffindor still managed to win the cup again.

Battle of Hogwarts Edit

At the end of her sixth year, she participated in the Battle of Hogwarts and fought in the Skirmish in the Viaduct Courtyard, alongside Ginny Weasley and Duncan Inglebee.

She survived the battle and Malcolm Preece, who had had a crush on her since she joined the Hufflepuff Quidditch Team, asked her out, she accepted.

Club Career Edit

After she graduated from Hogwarts in 1999, O'Flaherty was offered a place in the Kenmare Kestrels in 2000. She transferred in 2004 to the Caerphilly Catapults, becoming captain in 2006 until 2008. She transferred again to the Montrose Magpies in 2008. She retired in 2010, when she was pregnant with Cameron Preece.

International Career Edit

In 2005, O'Flaherty was offered a place on the English National Quidditch Team and played for them until 2009.

Family and Later Life Edit

She accepted Malcolm's offer of marriage and they married in July 2005, aged 24. However, they did not have children until six years later as Maxine wanted to focus on her occupation as a professional Quidditch Player.

In 2010, she became pregnant and so retired at the slightly early age of 29. In 2011, she gave birth to Cameron Preece and then in 2013 she gave birth to Violet Preece.