World Cup quarter-finalists Scotland are up to 11th in the latest world rugby league rankings announced on Friday.
Steve McCormack has been re-appointed as Scotland's head coach for the 2017 World Cup.
Sonny Bill Williams has been named the Rugby League International Federation player of the year.
Peter Wallace insists he remains committed to Scotland and wants to help the country qualify for the Four Nations.
Super League Man of Steel Danny Brough is on a three-man short-list for the 2013 international player-of-the-year award.
New Zealand became the first team through to the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals with a 40-4 victory over Scotland.
New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney insisted Sonny Bill Williams was taken off as a precaution against Scotland.
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