England Head Coach Stuart Lancaster has named a 42-man squad for next month's five-match tour of South Africa which includes three tests against the Springboks.
Drawn mostly from the Senior and Saxons Elite Player Squads, nine Aviva Premiership clubs are represented for the three-Test series, with the party captained by Player of the Season, Harlequins' Chris Robshaw.
Twenty-nine of the squad have been capped at full international level, a further eight have played for the Saxons, while there are four members of last season's Under 20 IRB Junior World Championship squad.
Lancaster said: "Myself and Graham [Rowntree] rang the players yesterday and there is a real excitement about this squad.
"We have a massive challenge ahead of us but it is one that everybody involved, players, coaches and management is looking forward to.
"Chris Robshaw was named player of the season on Tuesday night so congratulations to him and it is only right that he continues to captain the team, supported by a strong leadership group," he said.
"We will obviously bring some additional players in for the Barbarians game which is another opportunity to look at a wider group who are pushing for selection. "
"It will be great to be back in front of the Twickenham crowd who were so supportive during the Six Nations."
England squad for South Africa
Mouritz Botha (Saracens) Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers) Alex Corbisiero (London Irish) Paul Doran Jones (Northampton Saints) Phil Dowson (Northampton Saints) Carl Fearns (Bath Rugby) Joe Gray (Harlequins) Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints) James Haskell (Otago Highlanders) Tom Johnson (Exeter Chiefs) Graham Kitchener (Leicester Tigers) Joe Launchbury (London Wasps) Joe Marler (Harlequins) Lee Mears (Bath Rugby) Ben Morgan (Scarlets) Matt Mullan (Worcester Warriors) Tom Palmer (Stade Francais) Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers) Chris Robshaw (capt, Harlequins) George Robson (Harlequins) Matt Stevens (Saracens) Thomas Waldrom (Leicester Tigers) Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers)
Anthony Allen (Leicester Tigers) Chris Ashton (Northampton Saints) Brad Barritt (Saracens) Mike Brown (Harlequins) Danny Care (Harlequins) Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints) Owen Farrell (Saracens) Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers) Ben Foden (Northampton Saints) Alex Goode (Saracens) Charlie Hodgson (Saracens) Jonathan Joseph (London Irish) George Lowe (Harlequins) Ugo Monye (Harlequins) David Strettle (Saracens) Manu Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers) Jordan Turner-Hall (Harlequins) Christian Wade (London Wasps) Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)
A number of players were not considered due to injury or suspension:
Chris Brooker (knee),Stuart Hooper (arm), Calum Clark (suspended), Tom Croft (neck), Louis Deacon (hamstring), Courtney Lawes (shin), Charlie Sharples (shoulder ), Joe Simpson (shoulder), Henry Thomas (knee), Rob Webber (shoulder), David Wilson (wrist), Tom Wood (toe), Nick Wood (chest).