Nine players will make their red, white and blue VFLW debuts this weekend when the Bulldogs host North Melbourne at Mission Whitten Oval.

Courtney Ugle, Renee Saulitis, Imogen Milford and Cassidy Mailer have all been named to play in the round one clash, along with Tamsin Crook, Jorja Livingstone and Jaime Henry.

Newly-named captain Dom Carbone will start in the middle, alongside new Bulldogs Millie Klingbeil and Keeley Hardingham.

Leaders Sarah Skinner (centre) and Mali McLeod (interchange) will also feature in the side.

The Bulldogs will also debut their new ASICS-produced guernseys tomorrow, featuring new front of guernsey sponsor Victoria University.

The first bounce will be tomorrow, Saturday 23 March at 12.05pm AEDT. Admission is free.

The match will be live-streamed via for those who can’t make it, with game-day updates also available via @BulldogsW on X (Twitter).

Please note: entry to Mission Whitten Oval will be via Gate 1 (Cross St) only. Dogs are not allowed into the venue on match-days.

VFLW Team | Round 1

Western Bulldogs v North Melbourne
Saturday 23 March, 12.05pm AEDT
Mission Whitten Oval (Wurundjeri/Boon Wurrung)

B: R Beuzeville (50), T Crook (30)
HB: S Asciak (28), C Pickett (59), C Mailer (60)
C: J Livingstone (44), S Skinner (62), C Ugle (29)
HF: T Pulcino (36), L Ashcroft (65), R Saulitis (56)
F: J Tabb (63), I Milford (64)
R: K Hardingham (66), D Carbone (54), M Klingbeil (53)
Int: E Bishop (35), J Henry (68), M McLeod (31), A Snow (57), F Taylor (48)
Emg: E Cornish (55), I McLeay (TBC), T Skenderis (34), M Clifford (47)