England's mid-season Test against Samoa on May 6 will be part of an international triple-header in Sydney.
The draw has been made for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup with England in Pool A alongside Australia, France and Lebanon.
Full fixture list for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
World Cup quarter-finalists Scotland are up to 11th in the latest world rugby league rankings announced on Friday.
Sonny Bill Williams crossed for a first-half hat-trick of tries as New Zealand crushed Papua New Guinea 56-10 in Leeds.
Stephen Kearney was satisfied with his team's latest win but admitted that Thomas Leuluai's injury was a massive blow.
Thomas Leuluai has been drafted into New Zealand's 19-man squad for the clash with the Kumuls at Headingley on Friday.
Papua New Guinea's World Cup exit was all but confirmed as they lost what was effectively a shoot-out with Samoa 38-4.
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