"Australia is one of the top teams in the world, and we [were] looking to go all the way, and so you know you're going to have to play those girls at some point in the day", said Landry.
It was a similar story in the bronze medal match as Australia led England 14-5 at the break through two tries to speedster Lachlan Anderson, before Harry Glover went over after full time as once again victory was snatched from the Aussies.
This has put them through to the quarter-finals as winners of Pool A and they will meet Russian Federation tomorrow.
Canada pinned New Zealand deep off the opening kickoff.
England's Daniel Bibby, right, fights for the ball with New Zealand's Vilimoni Koroi in a semi final match of the Emirates Airline Rugby Sevens in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. It has 56 tournament victories to the Americans' two. The All Blacks Sevens put in 42 tackles in total and Scott Gregory's final turnover was greeted by roars of delight. Our speed, our work ethic, our endeavour all day today from the quarter-finals to the semi-finals has shown through for us.
Moments before, the US knocked on and the ball went out. Danny Barrett then dove over for the victor after the siren.
"Australia are a quality outfit, man", Barrett said.
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But the English were too good for a sloppy Blitzboks, scoring four tries as they thrashed the defending Series and Dubai champions 22-5 in the quarterfinals. France increased its lead to 28-5 with Adam Zaruba in the sin-bin for not releasing on a try-saving tackle. Phil Burgess wrapped up the win after intercepting a Rosko Specman pass, before South Africa scored a consolation try through Selvyn Davids.
Earlier, Andrew Knewstubb has converted Tone Ng Shiu's try late in the first half for New Zealand against England, but Tom Bowen broke free to run half the length of the field and cut the deficit to 7-5 soon after the restart.
The Australians were undefeated coming into day two and started with a comprehensive 38-0 victory over Argentina to breeze through the quarter finals on Saturday.
"Lily ended up winning the game after playing 14 minutes - so just phenomenal from them". Australia won 21-19.
This is the opening leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series and while the heat is the big factor for everyone taking part I really don't mind the high temperatures because it helps with my warm up! Fiji hit back through Apenisa Cakaubalavu, but then couldn't contain Baker just before half-time when he shrugged off two players on the outside.
Fiji and South Africa will contest the fifth-place final.
A hat-trick by young gun Muller du Plessis had given the Blitzboks a 19-14 lead heading into the final seconds, before Fiji levelled matters in the last move of regulation time (19-all).