World Cup quarter-finalists Scotland are up to 11th in the latest world rugby league rankings announced on Friday.
Michael McIlorum and Zak Hardaker are back in the fold as part of England's mid-season training squad.
Hull KR winger Ade Gardner believes team-mate Josh Hodgson's excellent form merits an England call up.
Nigel Wood has been confirmed as the new chairman of the Rugby League International Federation.
Wellington in New Zealand will host the final of this year's Four Nations series tournament.
Steve McNamara says Kevin Sinfield will lead England in the 2014 Four Nations Series as long as he is in form.
Nathan Brown has urged England coach Steve McNamara not to start Daryl Clark for the end-of-year Four Nations Series.
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