World Cup quarter-finalists Scotland are up to 11th in the latest world rugby league rankings announced on Friday.
The United States Tomahawks gained an 18-12 win over a Samoa Residents team at Aloha Stadium in Hawaii.
Australia coasted into the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals with a resounding 62-0 success over minnows USA.
Australia head coach Tim Sheens has not given up hope that injured Billy Slater can still play a part in the World Cup.
Centre Lelauloto Tagaloa has become the second USA Tomahawks' World Cup player to sign for a Championship club.
Clint Newton has hit back at criticism that the USA team are merely flying a flag of convenience at the World Cup.
Dale Ferguson will miss Scotland's World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand at Headingley through suspension.
After two comebacks Australia-born USA international Matt Petersen is finally ready to retire for good.
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