Essendon VFLW has named its squad to take on Carlton in a practice match this Saturday.

Due to Melbourne's weather forecast, the game will now take place at 9am AEDT at the NEC Hangar.

With the season fast approaching, the weekend serves as a great opportunity for the Bombers to test themselves against VFLW opposition.

Essendon VFLW practice match squad v Carlton

41 Amy Cariss-Brett
43 Olivia Manfre
45 Sarah Ford
46 Kyla Tracey
49 Emily Tassiopoulos
50 Krystal Russell
51 Drew Ryan
52 Jayda Richardson
54 Kalani Scoullar
55 Sarah Perkins
57 Tyla Crabtree
58 Chloe Prpic
60 Jaimee-Lee Morrow
61 El Chaston (C)
62 Ava Jordan
63 Lily Bateman
65 Karly McNeice
67 Maddison Shaw
68 Scarlett Orritt
72 Ruby Murdoch
73 Sophie Molan (VC)
76 Danielle Marshall
77 Tia Davidge
78 Ruby Mahony
80 Marnie Robinson