France have recalled Saracens back Thomas Castaignede after an absence of two years for the match against Australia on 5 November.
Saracens' Castaignede has won 43 French caps
The 30-year-old, who has 43 caps, is named in a 22-man squad for the first of France's November internationals.
Two other English-based players, Sale hooker Sebastien Bruno and London Irish flanker Olivier Magne, are included.
Coach Bernard Laporte has recalled Lionel Nallet and Thomas Lievremont but Dimitri Yachvili has been dropped.
France squad to play Australia on 5 November:
Backs: Jean-Baptiste Elissalde, Frederic Michalak, Yann Delaigue, Thomas Castaignede, Yannick Jauzion, Florian Fritz, Cedric Heymans, Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Laharrague.
Forwards: Pieter de Villiers, Sylvain Marconnet, Olivier Milloud, Sebastien Bruno, Dimitri Szarzewski, Fabien Pelous (captain), Jerome Thion, Lionel Nallet, Yannick Nyanga, Gregory Lamboley, Olivier Magne, Thomas Lievremont, Remy Martin.