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.
Scotland came from behind to beat the USA 22-8, inflicting a first defeat of the World Cup on the Tomahawks.
Scotland can move a step closer to a clash against world Cup holders New Zealand in the quarters if they beat USA.
Scotland will be out to make their best World Cup even better when they take on USA Tomahawks at Salford on Thursday.
Terry Matterson's history with Scotland will not affect his desire to knock them out of the Rugby League World Cup.
Wales' World Cup dream is over after they were beaten 24-16 by USA in front of a shell-shocked crowd in Wrexham.
Wales coach Iestyn Harris put on a brave face after watching his side crash out of the World Cup.
Wales take on the United States in a must-win World Cup group D clash at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground on Sunday.
Junior Paulo scored a try and kicked four goals to help USA record a 32-20 triumph over the Cook Islands in Bristol.
USA coach Terry Matterson couldn't praise his players enough after their 32-20 win over the Cook Islands in Bristol.
The United States will make their Rugby League World Cup debut on Wednesday when they take on the Cook Islands.
Former Castleford player Ryan McGoldrick has pulled out of the USA World Cup squad due to personal reasons.
United States second rower Mark Cantoni has been ruled out of the World Cup with a broken arm.
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