“I agree with Charlie. And we may have lost the game, but we did get something in return,” said Tonks, looking sideways at Shen who cheered up considerably at this.
Once the cup was awarded and the crowd silenced, Dumbledore got to his feet, his magenta robes adorned with blue starts twinkling in the sun. Everyone grew even quieter as he gestured to the stadium at large. People were expecting a speech on competitiveness, the importance of teamwork, the learning experience and other such things but all he said was “PARTY IN THE GREAT HALL!” giving way to loud cheers.