Gloucester's James Simpson-Daniel is in the England starting XV for Sunday's opening Churchill Cup clash against Canada.
The 23 year-old starts at outside centre, with James Forrester on the bench alongside summer signing Peter Richards. Andy Gomarsall, who joins Worcester for the start of the 05/06 season starts at scrum-half.
Coach Joe Lydon said: "We are selecting from a fully fit squad, with the exception of Mathew Tait, who is still recovering from a slight muscle injury. This Sunday is the first outing for five of our twenty five man squad - Chris Bell, Perry Freshwater, Phil Dowson, Stuart Turner and Ugo Monye, and I'm sure all five of these players will take the opportunity to make a big impression.
"I've always seen this as a three match tour for England, with the recent game at Twickenham against a world class Barbarians side, as the first of the three. Above all, with over 20 England players currently on Lions duty in New Zealand, this tour is a terrific opportunity for some of these players to show what they are capable of, with future England selection in mind."
The England squad flew in from Toronto Wednesday afternoon, where they have been training since leaving Twickenham last week.
Captain Pat Sanderson summed up the mood in the camp, he added: "The squad are looking forward to the tournament in Edmonton tremendously. We couldn't have asked for a better opener than playing Canada in Canada, at their Commonwealth Stadium. We've always been made very welcome here on previous Churchill Cup tours and we're ready for whatever lies ahead."
15 VESTY, Sam - Leicester Tigers
14 SACKEY, Paul - London Wasps
13 SIMPSON-DANIEL, James - Gloucester
12 BELL, Chris - Leeds Tykes
11 MONYE, Ugo - NEC Harlequins
10 GOODE, Andy - Leicester Tigers
9 GOMARSALL, Andy - Gloucester (Vice Captain)
1 FRESHWATER, Perry - Perpignan
2 CHUTER George - Leicester Tigers
3 TURNER, Stuart - Sale Sharks
4 DEACON, Louis - Leicester Tigers
5 PALMER, Tom - Leeds Tykes
6 JONES, Chris -Sale Sharks
7 SANDERSON, Pat - Worcester Warriors (Captain)
8 DOWSON, Phil - Newcastle Falcons
16 MEARS, Lee - Bath
17 MORRIS, Robbie - Northampton Saints
18 HOOPER, Stuart - Leeds Tykes
19 FORRESTER, James - Gloucester
20 RICHARDS, Peter - London Wasps
21 ERINLE, Ayoola - London Wasps
22 VOYCE, Tom - London Wasps
England play Canada on 19 June at 1500 (2200 BST), with USA playing Argentina three hours earlier. Both games are live on SKY in Britain. The final is the following Sunday 26th June at 1500 (2200 BST) and is also live on SKY.
Speaking with the local media before the Gloucester team set off on the long trip north to Newcastle, Director of Rugby David Humphreys discussed his team selection and stated that Friday night's meeting will be a challenging one.
Speaking to the local media on Thursday, Matt Kvesic was looking forward to the trip to Newcastle Falcons, and the captain is looking to lead from the front with plenty for the Cherry and Whites to work on.
Gloucester saw a 12-0 lead overturned by Harlequins on Friday night as the visitors ran out 22-15 winners. After the game, Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke about missed opportunities on the night.
Speaking to the local media on Thursday, James Hudson explained his excitement for tonight's game with Harlequins and that he is backing the Cherry and White squad to impress during the next set of Aviva Premiership games.
Despite a dream start at Kingston Park, scoring a try after just 26 seconds, Gloucester couldn't capitalise against a dogged Newcastle Falcons side. Too many penalties were conceded and too many errors made as the Falcons prevailed 20-10.
There are three changes to Gloucester Rugby's starting line-up for Friday evening's Aviva Premiership fixture away at Newcastle Falcons. Steve McColl will make his first Premiership start for the club.