The Samoa sevens team is hoping Australia can do them a favour in the final two legs of the World Series, beginning in Scotland this weekend.
The Manu Sevens are ninth in the overall standings and already out of contention for a top four finish, which guarantees automatic qualification for next year's Rio Olympics.
Oceania rivals New Zealand and Fiji are likely to confirm their top four spots in Glasgow this weekend, while Australia are in a fight with England for the final guaranteed berth, having slipped to fifth following the last round in Tokyo.
That means they could join Samoa in November's Oceania qualifier in Auckland and Manu assistant coach Rudolph Moors says they are keeping a close eye on their neighbours.
"We hope that still Australia's got a chance to come back in the next two legs to qualify because only nine points England are ahead but if they don't make it this is our focus in the next qualifier at the FORU [Oceania region]. Australia's a very good team but we will see what happens at the end of the year, at the end of this circuit."
Rudolph Moors says Samoa is determined to end a disappointing season strongly in Glasgow and London, although they face a tough pool this weekend alongside Kenya, New Zealand and South Africa.