James Thiessen

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James Thiessen
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-02-10) 10 February 1974 (age 43)
Original team(s) Glen Waverley
Debut Round 16, 1993, Richmond
vs. Adelaide, at Football Park
Height / weight 180cm / 80 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1993 Richmond 07 0(3)
1998–2000 Adelaide 44 (21)
Total 51 (24)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2000.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

James Thiessen (born 10 February 1974) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond and Adelaide in the Australian Football League (AFL). His father Tony had played league football three decades earlier.

Playing mainly on the wing, Thiessen started his AFL career at Richmond in 1993 but was delisted after just one season. He spent the next four years with Norwood in the SANFL, playing in their 1997 premiership side and also winning a Fos Williams Medal that year for his performance for South Australia in an interstate match against the ACT.

Thiessen was recruited by the Adelaide Crows for the 1998 season and played in their winning Grand Final that year against North Melbourne. He remained with them for two more seasons before returning to Norwood.

Playing statistics[edit]

[1]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1993 Richmond 46 7 3 8 83 34 117 21 4 0.4 1.1 11.9 4.9 16.7 3.0 0.6
1998 Adelaide 29 24 8 13 217 104 321 64 34 0.3 0.5 9.0 4.3 13.4 2.7 1.4
1999 Adelaide 29 18 13 8 160 84 244 62 19 0.7 0.4 8.9 4.7 13.6 3.4 1.1
2000 Adelaide 29 2 0 0 1 4 5 1 1 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.0 2.5 0.5 0.5
Career 51 24 29 461 226 687 148 58 0.5 0.6 9.0 4.4 13.5 2.9 1.1

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