The New Zealand men's sevens team have ended the world series on an embarrassing note, blowing a huge lead and making a costly counting error as they were dumped out of the final London round by Scotland in the quarter-finals.
They were then crushed by Australia in the fifth place playoff.
Leading the quarter-final 21-0 at half-time at Twickenham, the All Black Sevens fell to a 24-21 defeat, their first ever loss to Scotland.
With just seconds remaining and New Zealand leading 21-17, an assistant referee spotted eight New Zealand players on the field and a penalty was awarded to Scotland, who promptly scored the match-winner
New Zealand was then humiliated by Australia in a the fifth-place semi-final, thrashed 40-7.