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.
|Date of birth||10 February 1974|
|Original team(s)||Glen Waverley|
Round 16, 1993, Richmond|
vs. Adelaide, at Football Park
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2000.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
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.
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