Wigan's Sam Tomkins has the World Cup in his sights following a two-year spell away from international rugby.
Castleford duo Greg Eden and Paul McShane are among the six new faces in Wayne Bennett's England elite performance squad.
The return of the Lions and Kangaroos tours has been announced by the Rugby League International Federation.
England answered most of their critics with a highly satisfactory performance to see off Samoa 30-10 in Sydney.
Mike McMeeken and Chris McQueen will make their England debuts against Samoa in Sydney on Saturday.
England are confident prop James Graham will be fit for Saturday's Test match against Samoa in Sydney.
Samoa have called up New Zealand Warriors duo Bunty Afoa and Ken Maumalo for Saturday's Test match against England.
Warrington stand-off Kevin Brown has been called up by England for Saturday's Test match against Samoa as a replacement for the injured George Williams.
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