England manager Martin Johnson has released elite player squad members Mike Tindall, Joe Worsley and David Barnes for Guinness Premiership action this weekend.
Gloucester centre Tindall is available for his club's clash away to Sale Sharks on Friday night, while Tindall's fellow World Cup winner Worsley can line up in Wasps colours against Leeds Carnegie on Sunday.
And uncapped Bath prop Barnes will return in time for Saturday's Recreation Ground appointment with Premiership leaders Saracens.
All three players will rejoin the squad when it reconvenes at England's Surrey training base on Sunday.
England's opening autumn Test is against Australia in 10 days' time. They also face Argentina and New Zealand during the November schedule.
As head coach Stuart Lancaster polishes the axe he will soon wield over his World Cup training squad, Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter has backed Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie to be given a stay of execution.
Italy Under-20s held off a late Samoa blitz to retain their place in the World Rugby U20 Championship on Saturday and head coach Alessandro Troncon believes the experience will have served as a valuable lesson for his young troops.