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Fiji, South Africa and England won all three of their pool games on the first day at the Sydney Sevens. Hosts Australia and New Zealand completed the day with an enthralling 17-17 draw.
Hosts Australia and last week's champions New Zealand provided an enthralling ending to the opening day of the HSBC Sydney Sevens with a dramatic 17-17 draw.
In the Pool A decider, New Zealand came from 17-5 down at half-time to level the scores, putting the All Blacks through as pool winners on points differential. They will face the USA in the first quarter-final on day two, while England competes against Australia.
Ben Ryan's Fiji continued their impressive pool stage record, their three wins ensuring they have now tasted victory in 39 of their last 39 pool matches after victories over Samoa, France and Argentina. They will face Kenya in their quarter-final on day two.
Series leaders South Africa beat Kenya 26-19 to finish top of Pool B. The Blitzboks will come up against Argentina in a repeat of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens final.
England beat USA 17-14 in a thrilling Pool D decider. They will meet rivals Australia in the Cup quarter-final tomorrow.
Sydney Sevens Cup Quarter Finals
New Zealand vs USA
Fiji vs Kenya
England vs Australia
South Africa vs Argentina
Sydney Sevens | Results Day 1
Sydney Sevens | Fixtures Day 2