The Fiji Airways national 7s team finished fourth at the Cape Town 7s losing 29 points to 24 to France in the 3rd and 4th play-off.
Tavite Veredamu was the hero for France after he scored the winning try.
The Fiji 7s side lost to New Zealand side 24-7 in the Cup semifinal.
But it was a double victory for New Zealand in the Cape Town 7s.
The All Blacks 7s team beat South Africa 7-5 in the Cup final.
Both teams were locked nil-all at half time.
New Zealand and South Africa top the HSBC World 7s Series standings with 41 points each.
The New Zealand Women’s 7s team won the first ever Women’s Cape Town 7s beating Australia 17-7 in the final.