SEN’s Sam Edmund has provided an update on several players with Tim Taranto who have been mentioned in trade circles. Check it out here.

Tim Taranto: Collingwood | Trade | Injury |Supercoach

Tim Taranto (born 28 January 1998) is a professional Australian rules footballer playing for the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Tim Taranto: Collingwood | Trade | Injury |Supercoach

Personal information
Full name Tim Taranto
Date of birth 28 January 1998 (age 24)
Original team(s) Sandringham Dragons (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 2, 2016 national draft
Debut Round 1, 2017, Greater Western Sydney
vs. Adelaide, at Adelaide Oval

Taranto was nominated for the 2017 AFL Rising Star after gathering 21 disposals, laid five tackles and had six score involvements in the Giants’ three-point win over Collingwood at Spotless Stadium in round 8, 2017.

Tim Taranto Collingwood 

Giants chairman Tony Shepherd believes it’d be “worthwhile” revisiting the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for Sydney-based clubs, claiming it’d not only help his club retain talent but also attract experienced AFL staffers.

And Shepherd says the Giants are working on a strategy with the AFL to help boost crowds at their Sydney-based home games, with their 2022 attendances “a long way off the pace”.

Tim Taranto: Collingwood | Trade | Injury |Supercoach

The Giants, again, are set to be active during the upcoming AFL exchange period, with several players, including Tim Taranto (Pick 2, 2016), Jacob Hopper (Pick 7, 2015), Tanner Bruhn (Pick 12, 2020) and Bobby Hill (Pick 24, 2018), linked to rival clubs.


SEN’s Sam Edmund has provided an update on several players who have been mentioned in trade circles.

“As things stand … I think we’re going to have around at this point 20 players locked and loaded to be traded,” Edmund said.

“Tim Taranto is on the radar at Collingwood as he is at Richmond.

“He’s set to make a decision on his future by the end of the week. GWS doing their exit interviews at the moment.

“He will meet Adam Kingsley. He was determined to meet whoever the new coach was going to be out of respect.


GWS will be without gun ball-winner Tim Taranto for Saturday’s match against Essendon, having experienced concussion symptoms late into the week.

The Giants confirmed on Friday that after further assessment Taranto would be ruled out of Round 21, despite being cleared by club doctors earlier in the week.

Tim Taranto: Collingwood | Trade | Injury |Supercoach

Taranto is understood to have trained throughout the week, however faced worrying signs on Friday.

The Giants have since made the decision to remove Taranto from their squad to face the Bombers, with Lachie Ash coming into Mark McVeigh’s lineup.

Ash’s reprieve comes after Stephen Coniglio, Jake Riccardi and Kieren Briggs were named as inclusions for Round 21.

Forward Xavier O’Halloran has been added to the club’s emergencies for the match after being omitted from last week’s squad.


Tim Taranto is a solid supercoach prospect. He has shown in the past that he is reliable with his scoring, without setting the competition on fire.

You can generally rely on Tim Taranto to not throw in a stinky score, or only minimal sub 60 scores.

Tim Taranto: Collingwood | Trade | Injury |Supercoach

Selecting Tim Taranto is an extremely stable investment for your side.

He’s a very popular selection and will be a reliable point scoring machine.

He is a predictable choice in supercoach and for good reason. He will deliver the goods.

By Rishabh

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