Gloucester's Andy Gomarsall and Alex Brown both line-up for England 'A' in Friday's clash with France at Bath's Recreation ground.
Hugh Vyvyan will captain the England A side after skippering England in the 2003 and 2004 Churchill Cups.
"It's a great honour to captain the side and I am grateful to Brian Ashton and the coaches for giving me the opportunity," said Vyvyan.
"Training has gone well this week eventhough we have been together a short time and we are all looking forward to a tough match against France. We want to impress the senior selectors and give the first team squad a boost ahead of their own game on Sunday by coming away with a win."
The side also includes Iain Balshaw and Bath prop Duncan Bell, drafted in yesterday following Matt Stevens' promotion to the first team training squad.
Coach Brian Ashton said: "Hugh is an experienced captain who has led England to two successive Churchill Cup finals and he is well respected by the players.
"Everyone realizes that this game will be a terrific challenge but it is one that the team and management are looking forward to. We want to move England on and come out on top.
"I always feel playing against France is special because they can do things totally different to any other side. But I am also hoping that we might be the same and show something that is refreshing and has not been seen before."
England A (v France A, Recreation Ground, Bath, Friday 11th February, 7.45pm)
15 Iain Balshaw (Leeds Tykes)
14 Tom Voyce (London Wasps)
13 Ollie Smith (Leicester Tigers)
12 Chris Bell (Leeds Tykes)
11 Phil Christophers (Leeds Tykes)
10 Andy Goode (Leicester Tigers)
9 Andy Gomarsall (Gloucester)
1 Perry Freshwater (Perpignan)
2 George Chuter (Leicester Tigers)
3 Duncan Bell (Bath Rugby)
4 Louis Deacon (Leicester Tigers)
5 Alex Brown (Gloucester)
6 Andy Beattie (Bath Rugby)
7 Magnus Lund (Sale Sharks)
8 Hugh Vyvyan (Saracens) Captain
16 Matt Cairns (Saracens)
17 Robbie Morris (Northampton Saints)
18 Tom Palmer (Leeds Tykes)
19 James Scaysbrook (Bath Rugby)
20 Nick Walshe (Bath Rugby)
21 James Brown (Worcester Warriors)
22 Ben Johnston (Saracens)
Previewing Friday evening's local derby at Bristol, Interim Head Coach Jonny Bell told the local media that Gloucester's preparations have gone well and that the whole squad is united in trying to finish the season on a high.
Speaking to GRTV this week, Acting Head Coach Jonny Bell spoke of his pleasure in the efforts and intensity in training from the squad after a tricky few weeks. The team were preparing for big games with Bristol and Cardiff in coming weeks.
Willi Heinz was understandably and visibly disappointed when he spoke to GRTV after the 27-30 home defeat to Harlequins, apologising to the home support as the game slipped away after seemingly having the game under control.
Speaking to the local media this week, Scottish centre Matt Scott spoke of the squad's determination to put in a big home performance against Harlequins, with vital points up for grabs in the hunt for a Top Six spot this Saturday (KO 3pm)
Looking ahead to Saturday's Aviva Premiership fixture at home to Harlequins (kick off 3pm), Head Coach Laurie Fisher told the local media that Gloucester will need to be on top of their game in a match which has big implications in terms of top six ambitions.
A big few days for the Gloucester-Hartpury Women side. First came the news that the team will compete in Women's Super Rugby next season, and on Saturday the team will play Worcester Ladies IIs at Kingsholm. Centre Hannah Jones and wing Michelle Ruddock spoke to GRTV this week to reflect on events.
Missing so many starters, and up against a team fighting for their Premiership existence, Gloucester did what had to be done at Ashton Gate on Friday evening battling their way to a 32-14 Aviva Premiership win over Bristol Rugby.