Thorsten Wiedemann

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Thorsten Wiedemann
Full name Thorsten Wiedemann
Date of birth (1985-10-04) October 4, 1985 (age 31)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- 2006
2007
2007 - 2009
2009 - 2010
2010 - 2012
2012 -
Germany Heidelberger RK
New Zealand Hamilton Marist RFC
Germany TSV Handschuhsheim
Germany Heidelberger RK
Australia USC Rugby
Germany Heidelberger RK
()
Correct as of 25 June 2012
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 - Australia Sunshine Coast Stingrays ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007 - 2009 Germany 6 (24)
Correct as of 18 March 2010

Thorsten Wiedemann (born 4 October 1985)[1] is a German international rugby union player, playing for the Heidelberger RK in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

Biography[edit]

Wiedemann grew up in Heidelberg, playing rugby for the Heidelberger RK. He joined TSV Handschuhsheim for two seasons, alongside his coach, in August 2007. He spend some time in New Zealand in 2007 playing for the Hamilton Marist RFC.

He made his debut for Germany on 29 September 2007 in a friendly against Switzerland. He made his last game for Germany to date against Portugal on 21 February 2009. He was also part of the squad for the Russia game on 2 May 2009 but was not substituted in.

In the 2008-09 season, while playing for the TSV Handschuhsheim, he was the top-scorer in the Bundesliga with 212 points. He joined the Heidelberger RK for the 2009-10 season but emigrated to Australia during the winter break.[2][3] He now plays for the Sunshine Coast Stingrays in Queensland Premier Rugby.[4]

After two years in Australia Wiedemann rejoined Heidelberger RK for the 2012-13 Bundesliga season.[5]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Personal[edit]

  • Rugby-Bundesliga
    • Top scorer: 2008-09

Stats[edit]

Thorsten Wiedemann's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[6]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2008-09 TSV Handschuhsheim Rugby-Bundesliga 16 4 44 34 1 6th
2009-10 Heidelberger RK 11 2 32 18 0 3rd
2010 Sunshine Coast Stingrays Queensland Premier Rugby
2011 USC Rugby Sunshine Coast RU
2012-13 Heidelberger RK Rugby-Bundesliga
  • As of 25 June 2012

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 4 11 6th — Relegated

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2007 Germany Friendly 1 4
2008 1 9
  • As of 18 March 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thorsten Wiedemann profile at scrum.com accessed: 18 March 2010
  2. ^ TotalRugby-XV der Hinrunde 2009/2010 - Verbinder (in German) accessed: 18 March 2010
  3. ^ TotalRugby Wechselbörse (in German) accessed: 18 March 2010
  4. ^ Sunshine Coast stings Downs Sunshine Coast Daily, accessed: 18 March 2010
  5. ^ TotalRugby Wechselbörse 2012/2013 (in German) totalrugby.de, accessed: 25 June 2012
  6. ^ Thorsten Wiedemann profile at totalrugby.de (in German) accessed: 18 March 2010

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