To celebrate the opening weekend of the second season of the Rebel Women’s Big Bash League, players from all eight clubs will be taking part in a media launch on Goat Island in Sydney Harbour on Friday, 9 December.

Who: The following players will be in attendance:

Adelaide Strikers: Tahlia McGrath, Charlotte Edwards

Brisbane Heat: Jess Jonassen, Beth Mooney

Hobart Hurricanes: Erin Burns, Amy Satterthwaite

Melbourne Renegades: Rachel Priest, Danielle Wyatt

Melbourne Stars: Meg Lanning, Morna Nielsen

Perth Scorchers: Nicole Bolton, Katherine Brunt

Sydney Sixers: Ellyse Perry, Alyssa Healy, Sara McGlashan

Sydney Thunder: Alex Blackwell, Stafanie Taylor

What: Rebel WBBL season 2 Opening Weekend Media Launch, including:

Vision and photo opportunities of players on board the ferry

Open media call with Cricket Australia Head of Big Bash, Anthony Everard

Vision and photo opportunities of players on Goat Island, including taking part in a social game of cricket with MILO T20 Blast cricketers

Interview opportunities with WBBL players

Where: Goat Island, Port Jackson. All guests will be transported to and from the island via the WBBL Ferry departing from King Street Wharf, Lime Street, Sydney. The expected travel time is 10 minutes.

When: 11.30 am 1 pm, Friday 9 December. Media are asked to arrive by 11.15am to ensure they are on board the ferry to the launch location.

Note: Due to limited space, media are asked to indicate their intention to attend by emailing by Thursday, 8 December, 2016.

Note: A VNR from the day, including player interviews and drone footage, will be available following the event.