Ben Foden has been called up to the England squad for the summer tour of New Zealand, capping a memorable weekend for the Chester-born fullback.
Foden helped Northampton Saints win their first Premiership title at Twickenham on Saturday, scoring the opening try in a thrilling 24-20 win over Saracens.
He has been in excellent form for his club over the 2013-14 season and the 28-year-old has now been rewarded with an international recall.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster has named Foden among 16 additions to his squad, who will fly out on Monday night and arrive in Auckland on Wednesday morning.
Foden was an England regular under former head coach Martin Johnson but injuries and the impressive form of Mike Brown and Alex Goode saw him left on the fringers.
But the former Chester RUFC junior has forced his way back onto the international scene with some strong club performances.
Foden, who grew up in Cholmondeley, will not be considered for the first test against the All Blacks on Saturday but will be aiming for selection in the second and third tests.
Lancaster said: "We are looking forward to the guys flying in and adding to the group.
"There are no major injuries which would prevent anyone flying and, with four big games to come, we are confident there will be opportunities for everyone on the tour.
"It is great to be able to work with a wider group and we feel that the younger players will really benefit from the experience of coming to New Zealand, understanding the culture and challenging themselves in this the most competitive of environments."