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Young Pie signs on

Collingwood’s list continues to take shape, with Tim Broomhead re-committing to a further two seasons.

5:40pm  Oct 6, 2016

Final team: The sweeper is back

Tim Broomhead will make his first appearance for 2016 when Collingwood meets West Coast at Domain Stadium on Sunday.

4:47pm  Apr 29, 2016

VFL: Broomhead named to return

Tim Broomhead will play his first match since the opening round of the NAB Challenge in Collingwood’s VFL season opener against Port Melbourne.

5:43pm  Apr 7, 2016

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Tim Broomhead signs on

6:00am  Oct 17, 2018

Broomhead sweeps them away

4:43pm  May 28, 2017

Rising Star meets the press

5:03pm  Jun 16, 2015

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Tim
Broomhead

Height
185 cm
DOB
22-03-1994
Weight
82 kg
Debut
2014
Games
2018
1
Career
36
Goals
2018
0
Career
27
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
0
Avg
0
TimBroomhead

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior Clubs: Port District (SA)
Clubs: Collingwood (2013-2017)
Debut: Round 13 2014 v Western Bulldogs
Recruited from: Port Adelaide Magpies (SANFL)
Brownlow Votes: 0

2018 Player Sponsors

Junior Clubs: Port District (SA)
Clubs: Collingwood (2013-2017)
Debut: Round 13 2014 v Western Bulldogs
Recruited from: Port Adelaide Magpies (SANFL)
Brownlow Votes: 0

Bio

A medium midfielder who does everything with a touch of class. Broomhead made up for a delayed start to his first season on the list with some outstanding performances in the VFL mid-year and twelve months later was quickly cementing himself in Collingwood's first choice side. Broomhead boasts excellent speed, vision and composure with the ball and it was this skillset that saw him awarded with a nomination for the AFL Rising Star award midway through 2015. Injuries struck and restricted the South Australian to just two games in 2016, before another 14 were added the following year.

Season By Season

Season By Season

In his fourth year on the Collingwood list, Broomhead began to provide fans with a regular taste of the advanced skillset he possesses when healthy. The South Australian played 14 games at AFL level (a career-high) and another six in the VFL in what was arguably his most productive year in Black and White.

Primarily a midfielder at the top of his game, Broomhead was used mostly up forward when given the opportunity on the big stage. His 14 games produced eight goals, including a month-long stretch at the back end of the year with five goals in four games. A career-high average in disposals per game (16.4) may rise again in 2018 as the 23-year-old grows in confidence and begins to spend more time around the ball.

Season By Season

Injuries continued to blight Broomhead’s progress four years into his league career. He managed just two senior games, in losses to West Coast and Carlton early in the season, and spent the rest of his year in the VFL or rehabilitating shoulder and ankle complaints. He played six games in the state league, kicking five goals and averaging 21.3 disposals. Broomhead’s season came to an end when he was sent in for shoulder surgery after the win over Frankston in round 15, but the club confirmed its faith in him when it secured him for a further two years in October.

Season By Season

His star had already started to rise the year prior, but Tim Broomhead made it official in 2015 when he received a nomination for the NAB Rising Star award. The accolade came in round 11 off the back of Collingwood’s 42-point victory over Greater Western Sydney at the MCG. Broomhead had a career-high 25 disposals, 13 contested possessions and kicked an important goal in the closing stages of the first quarter.

The laid-back 21-year-old proved the performance was far from a once off the following week, as he laid a team-leading nine tackles as the Magpies travelled West to take on Fremantle. However as he selflessly threw opponents into the Domain Stadium turf, Broomhead was unaware that his season would soon be over.

On Collingwood’s next interstate trip two weeks later, Broomhead left the field against Port Adelaide with a suspected break in his shoulder. His worst fears were confirmed in the days following Collingwood’s three point loss.

“It turns out Tim has got a slight undisplaced crack in his shoulder and will miss medium term, probably six weeks or so, which is very disappointing,” Neil Balme told Collingwood Media’s Blackmores Injury Update in July.

With recovery well on the way, Broomhead will no doubt return to the stellar pace he set in the early stages of 2015. 

Season By Season

He began the year a relative no-name on the AFL landscape, but by season’s end Tim Broomhead had firmly established himself as one of Collingwood’s brightest young talents.

The 20-year-old’s campaign began slowly, breaking his wrist in the first NAB Challenge match of the year against Geelong at Simonds Stadium. He returned via the VFL, where he steadily worked his way into form, highlighted by a 31-disposal showing against Bendigo in round seven.

He was a late replacement for the injured Dayne Beams against the Western Bulldogs in round 13, coming into the ground as a substitute and showing both a turn of speed and elite foot skills with a sharp pass into the arms of the leading Jamie Elliott with his first disposal.

Amazingly, the match was Broomhead’s second for the weekend, having won eight disposals in limited game time against Sandringham the day prior.

He slipped back into the VFL where he showed he had learned plenty during his brief stint in the seniors, averaging 30.6 disposals across his three games in the state league.

Recalled for the clash with Adelaide, Broomhead held his place for the remainder of the year. His form remained consistent, winning between 15 and 17 disposals in his first four games back in the side, while he kicked nine goals in his last five games.

Importantly, Broomhead shone during a time his teammates battled. He kicked three goals from 17 disposals in the loss to Brisbane before kicking another two from a career-high 23 disposals against Greater Western Sydney the following week.

A bright future beckons.

Season By Season

The medium midfielder comes to the Pies having played 10 senior games on the wing for Port Adelaide in the SANFL last year, as well as averaging 15.2 disposals at 77 per cent efficiency while playing for South Australia in the NAB AFL Under-18 Championships. Has great speed - he recorded 24.98 in the Draft Combine’s repeat spring - good vision, composure and skill execution.

Season By Season

The finely built teenager was part of the trio of the South Australian teenagers that made its way over the border into Victoria to join the Magpies in the 2012 National Draft. Broomhead’s year hit an early speed bump when he was laid low by a nasty bout of glandular fever during the pre-season that left him stuck in bed for weeks on end. Fortunately he lost only a handful of kilos while he was ill and ended up adding another seven kilos to his playing weight during his rehabilitation.

He was given the green light to make his VFL debut after successfully completing a two kilometre time trial around Olympic Park Oval and pulled on the jumper for the first time against Geelong in round seven. He looked the part from the get-go, kicking a goal from 13 possessions and five tackles and collected 31 disposals in the mud against the Northern Blues in what was only his third game. Another strong showing against the Casey Scorpions saw him catapult into senior reckoning. He was named as an emergency for the clash with the Western Bulldogs in round 12 and set about playing consistent football in the VFL from there on.

Playing predominantly in the midfield with stints at half forward, Broomhead belied his small frame to win 103 contested possessions. He showed a knack of finding space, where one minute he would be fossicking beneath a pack before being spotted by a teammate 20 metres in the clear the next. Importantly, he showed his class in the Elimination Final against Port Melbourne when he won 26 possessions and four tackles in a losing cause. He is well placed to make an impact in 2014.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 1
    • Kicks 0.0
    • Handballs 0.0
    • Disposals 0.0
    • Marks 0.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 0.0
    • Goals 0.0
    • AFL Fantasy 0.0

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 0 - -
Handballs 0 - -
Disposals 0 - -
Marks 0 - -
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 0 - -
Goals 0 - -
AFL Fantasy 0 - -

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Hawthorn L 101 - 67 - - - - - - - - - - -
2 GWS Giants L 79 - 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Carlton W 76 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
4 Adelaide Crows W 58 - 106 - - - - - - - - - - -
5 Essendon W 101 - 52 - - - - - - - - - - -
6 Richmond L 70 - 113 - - - - - - - - - - -
7 Brisbane Lions W 114 - 121 - - - - - - - - - - -
8 Geelong Cats L 45 - 66 - - - - - - - - - - -
9 St Kilda W 72 - 100 - - - - - - - - - - -
10 Western Bulldogs W 90 - 55 - - - - - - - - - - -
11 Fremantle W 138 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
12 Melbourne W 91 - 133 - - - - - - - - - - -
14 Carlton W 79 - 59 - - - - - - - - - - -
15 Gold Coast Suns W 60 - 99 - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Essendon W 62 - 78 - - - - - - - - - - -
17 West Coast Eagles L 67 - 102 - - - - - - - - - - -
18 North Melbourne W 130 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Richmond L 105 - 77 - - - - - - - - - - -
20 Sydney Swans L 73 - 71 - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Brisbane Lions W 104 - 73 - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Port Adelaide W 115 - 64 - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Fremantle W 67 - 76 - - - - - - - - - - -
W1 West Coast Eagles L 86 - 70 - - - - - - - - - - -
SF GWS Giants W 69 - 59 - - - - - - - - - - -
PF Richmond W 58 - 97 - - - - - - - - - - -
GF West Coast Eagles L 79 - 74 - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 17 - L: 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 36
    • Kicks 6.8
    • Handballs 7.3
    • Disposals 14.1
    • Marks 2.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 2.7
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 57.2

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 14 St Kilda Rd 3, 2015
Handballs 15 Sydney Swans Rd 3, 2017
Disposals 26 Sydney Swans Rd 3, 2017
Marks 7 Brisbane Lions Rd 21, 2014
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 9 Fremantle Rd 13, 2015
Goals 3 Brisbane Lions Rd 21, 2014
AFL Fantasy 97 Sydney Swans Rd 3, 2017

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Collingwood 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Collingwood 100 129 229 47 0 10 4 35 8 11 896
2016 Collingwood 5 11 16 3 0 1 1 3 3 0 74
2015 Collingwood 81 79 160 16 0 4 6 39 7 5 638
2014 Collingwood 60 43 103 21 0 1 4 19 9 4 452

Legend

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FF
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AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

Career

AFL: 35 games, 27 goals

VFL: 25 games, 32 goals

Pre-Season Competition: 4 games, 1 goal

Milestones

Collingwood VFL Debut: Collingwood v Geelong, Round 7 2013 at Victoria Park

Collingwood AFL Debut: Collingwood v Western Bulldogs, Round 13 2014 at Etihad Stadium

Draft History

Selected at No. 20 (by Collingwood) in the 2012 National Draft

Awards

AFL Awards

AFL Rising Star Nominee
Round 11 2015 v Greater Western Sydney

Club Awards

AFL Rising Star Nominee
Round 11 2015 v Greater Western Sydney