Adelaide have also shown they mean business, naming 11 players as Ivan Karlovic seeks to turn around his own team's ailing fortunes after a sixth-placed result last term.

The highlight is undoubtedly the signing of Mary Fowler, the Matildas' prodigy joining alongside her sister Ciara from Bankstown City. But a few more internationals in the mix means Adelaide now have some experience to boot...

Confirmed Squad

Sarah Willacy (GK), Georgia Campagnale, Emily Hodgson, Laura Johns, Emily Condon, Chelsea Dawber, Ciara Fowler, Kahlia Hogg, Dylan Holmes, Mary Fowler, Charlotte Grant, Isabel Hodgson, Mallory Weber, Amber Brooks, Julia Ashley, Lais Araujo