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Canada held on 26-24 to defeat the USA Women in the quarterfinals of the Paris 7s. The Eagles scored late via Tapper's second try but the missed a conversion ended hopes of advancing at Stade Jean Bouin. The Eagles led 14-12 at the break from Tapper and Doyle tries.
Also moving forward were New Zealand 30-0 versus Spain and Australia, a narrow winner over Fiji, 22-19.
Home nation France secured the fourth semifinal spot with a rout over England 48-7. England will meet Russia in the other second tier game.
The USA will meet Spain later today. The Eagles defeated Las Leones yesterday in pool play.
The USA will finish fifth as Russia, which is tied with the Eagles at 44 points, will play for ninth place and not be able to generate the necessary points to pass the USA,