A former Queenslander who moved to Melbourne to improve her football, Ernst has elite running capacity and continues to improve her rucking craft enormously. Her work rate outside of stoppages makes her a terrific target for team mates around the ground. Highly disciplined and coachable, Ernst leads by example.
- Birthdate January 24, 1988
- BirthplaceNorth Queensland
- ClubWestern Bulldogs
After graduating as a doctor in 2011, Ernst is undertaking a training program with the Royal College of Australia and New Zealand of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, having already completed four years of the six-year course. An AFLW premiership player with the Bulldogs, Ernst spends 86 hours per fortnight working at Monash Health performing obstetric and…
Article 22.01.18 (westernbulldogs.com.au) The Western Bulldogs are tied with Melbourne for the highest number of elite level players in the League according to Champion Data’s 2018 AFLW Prospectus, with each having five apiece. Each year at AFL level, Champion Data analyse every team and all listed players before releasing the official prospectus ahead of the…
Huge congratulations to Tiarna Ernst for finishing 5th in the Western Bulldogs AFLW inaugural B&F count. Tiarna’s ability to give her teammates first use of the ball out of the ruck was a major feature of Tiarna’s performance throughout the season. Her leadership both on and off the field was also something which endeared her…