Champions New Zealand claimed their fifth title of the World 7s Series in Toulouse, bringing their total score to 186 points on the standings.
The All Blacks have already secured their 14th series title and are looking to end on a high note. In a thrilling final against Argentina, which was their seventh final appearance, New Zealand secured a sudden-death victory of 24-19, earning their third cup title this season.
Argentina currently hold second place with 159 points from 10 tournaments, having reached five finals this season and already qualified for the 2024 Olympics.
Hosts France follow closely in third place with 139 points, while Fiji, the Olympic gold medalists, have also qualified for the 2024 Olympics with 138 points and sit in fourth place.
Australia ranks fifth with 125 points, while Samoa and South Africa are tied with 116 points.
Ireland have 104 points, USA and Great Britain have 95 and 94 points each and will also compete in the regional competitions for Olympic qualification. Spain secured their spot in next year’s series by finishing 12th on the standings with 55 points.
Uruguay have failed to avoid the relegation playoffs after finishing with 54 points. They will be joined in the playoffs by Kenya 7s, who have 40 points, Canada with 39 points, and Challenger Series winners Tonga in the playoffs next weekend in London.
Japan have been relegated from the series.