Thorsten Wiedemann

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Thorsten Wiedemann
Birth nameThorsten Wiedemann
Date of birth (1985-10-04) October 4, 1985 (age 34)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
- 2006
2007
2007 - 2009
2009 - 2010
2010 - 2012
2012 -
Flag of Germany.svg Heidelberger RK
Flag of New Zealand.svg Hamilton Marist RFC
Flag of Germany.svg TSV Handschuhsheim
Flag of Germany.svg Heidelberger RK
()
Correct as of 25 June 2012
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2010 - Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sunshine Coast Stingrays ()
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(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.

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Biography

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

Club

Personal

Stats

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

Club

YearClubDivisionGamesTriesConPenDGPlace
2008-09 TSV Handschuhsheim Rugby-Bundesliga 164443416th
2009-10 Heidelberger RK 112321803rd
2010 Sunshine Coast Stingrays Queensland Premier Rugby
2011 USC Rugby Sunshine Coast RU
2012-13 Heidelberger RKRugby-Bundesliga

National team

European Nations Cup

YearTeamCompetitionGamesPointsPlace
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division4116th Relegated

Friendlies & other competitions

YearTeamCompetitionGamesPoints
2007 Germany Friendly14
200819
  • As of 18 March 2010

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References

  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