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All Blacks Sevens stunned by rampant Fiji in Sydney

The All Blacks Sevens are out of contention for a third consecutive tournament win on the World Series circuit after a stunning 26-5 defeat to rivals Fiji in Sydney.

New Zealand will need Wales to upset Fiji if they are to progress to the semi-finals. Source: Photosport

The flying Fijians made light work of the pool clash, racing to a 21-0 lead at the break, before Regan Ware pulled one back for New Zealand.

That was as good as it got for the Kiwis, as Waisea Nacuqu crossed over for another Fijian try to seal the upset win.

Although New Zealand beat Kenya 19-5, Fiji's 55-0 thrashing of means the Olympic champions will progress to the semi-finals.

Earlier in the day, the All Blacks Sevens side easily dispatched Wales 54-5 in their opening match, scoring five first half tries.

Meanwhile, the Black Ferns Sevens won both their matches yesterday, beating Japan 28-0, before downing a plucky Russian side 22-12.

The World Series leaders will play England in their final pool game today.