"It is always a great honour to be called up for your country," Tomkins, who was part of the England squad at the 2009 tournament, told whufc.com. "I had no hesitation in joining up. It is a great tournament, with top teams and players involved."
"I hope I can play and the team are looking to go one step further than two years ago when we reached the final. I want to play a part in helping the team do that."