London Sevens: Fiji produce masterclass to power past Australia

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Kitakyushu, JapanA last-gasp try saw Canada defeat England 7-5 to win its first title of the season in Japan. It was also the first time ever that neither Australia and New Zealand featured in the final four of a World Rugby Sevens Series tournament. The Black Ferns fell to the USA, while Australia was beaten by England.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

SingaporeSouth Africa recorded a remarkable comeback in Singapore to defeat Fiji 20-19 having trailed 19-0 in the final.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Hong KongFiji proved that its love for the Hong Kong Sevens — the series’ showpiece tournament — is as strong as ever. The Pacific Islanders defeated France to win the title for the fifth straight time. The players are pictured lifting a ball boy in the air before the start of the final.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Hong KongMeanwhile, Ireland earned core team status in next season’s series after defeating host Hong Kong 28-7 in the final of the qualifier event.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Vancouver, CanadaSouth Africa overcame France 21-12 to win its first title of the season. The World Series’ defending champion saw off Argentina and Fiji in the knockout stages before outscoring Les Bleus by three tries to two in the final in Vancouver.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Las Vegas, USAUSA’s trophy drought finally came to an end as the Eagles secured back-to-back titles in Las Vegas, cementing their position at the top of the overall standings midway through the season. A comfortable 27-0 victory over Samoa handed USA the title.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Sydney, AustraliaThe All Blacks Sevens secured their second title of the season after defeating USA in the final in Sydney.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Sydney, AustraliaThat added to the Black Ferns’ victory to see New Zealand complete the double in Australia.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Hamilton, New ZealandFiji secured back-to-back victories on the World Series after a thumping 38-0 victory over the USA. Jerry Tuwai crossed twice in the final.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Cape Town, South AfricaFijian players huddle after defeating USA to record their first win of the season in Cape Town.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Dubai, UAENew Zealand players perform the haka after winning the Dubai Sevens title by defeating USA.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Dubai, UAEA 26-14 victory over Canada in the women’s final meant New Zealand did the double in Dubai.

13 locations, 16 tournaments, lots of tries.

Glendale, ColoradoNew Zealand’s Black Ferns started the season is style by winning the Glendale Sevens, a new tournament for the 2018-19 season.