Possessing speed, vision and composure with the ball, Broomhead was taken by Collingwood with selection 20 in the 2012 NAB AFL Draft after an impressive Under 18 carnival with South Australia and making his debut for Port Adelaide Magpies at senior SANFL level.
In 2013, Broomhead suffered a bout of Glandular Fever, but after a full recovery was able to make his AFL debut Round 13 2014 against the Western Bulldogs. Broomhead showed some excellent in his 8 AFL games for the season as well as several dominant displays in the VFL.
2015 saw Broomhead showcase his talent and ability, highlighted in his career-high 25 possessions against GWS in Round 16, which gained him a NAB Rising Star nomination. Sadly, Tim suffered a broken shoulder during his 2015 campaign, seeing him sidelined for the remainder of the year. Injuries continued to derail Broomhead’s 2016 campaign but he bounced back in 2017 to play 14 matches.
His 2018 season however lasted just a matter of minutes. Brought in a late inclusion for the Pies Round 2 clash with GWS at the MCG, Broomhead’s leg collided with the goal post, breaking the tibia and fibula.
After missing the rest of 2018 and undergoing a lengthy rehabilitation period, Broomhead and Collingwood will hoping his seventh season as a Magpie is his best yet.