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.
Gloucester Rugby Director of Rugby David Humphreys spoke to the local media after the 62-19 victory over Yorkshire Carnegie, and showed his delight at the first run out and stated there was still lots to work on ahead of the new season
Mark Atkinson made his first appearance in Cherry and White in the pre season victory over Yorkshire Carnegie on Saturday. Speaking to the local media, he was impressed with the first experience of Kingsholm.
James Hook picked himself up a pair of tries on his first appearance in Cherry and Whites during the 62-19 win over Yorkshire Carnegie. Speaking to the media after, the Welshman was thrilled with the first run out as well as the result.
Speaking to GRTV shortly after the Cherry and Whites lifted the Premiership Rugby 7s Series for the second consecutive year, Olly Morgan expressed his pride in the young squad and their teamwork, which saw them go unbeaten on the night to earn the first silverware of the season.
With the training centre at Hartpury College undergoing a refurb this week, Gloucester Rugby have relocated their training set up to Dean Close School this week which is a superb environment according to Forwards Coach Andrew Stanley.
The next Ladies' Big in Business Lunch will take place at Kingsholm Stadium on Wednesday 10th September and the guest speaker will be the hugely successful Janis Sinton - Managing Director of TasteTech.