In the semi-final against the U.S., played in the fading desert sunlight, Australia led 17-12 deep into the second half and had chances to close it out but small mistakes gave the Eagles an opportunity, with Stephen Tomasin levelling the scores.
The New Zealand Black Ferns claimed the gold medal with a comfortable 26-14 victory over Canada in the final.
New Zealand were undefeated on their way to a quarterfinal berth against Scotland.
It was at the 2015 Dubai Sevens where the usa rugby sevens team scored its historic first-ever win over New Zealand, but an even more historic cup final win was not to be on Saturday as the Eagles fell to the All Blacks 21-5.
New Zealand won the first stage of the World Series in Colorado last month, and are now unbeaten in 36 consecutive matches.
New Zealand's toughest match was with the United States, and Andrew Knewstubb was in the thick of it.
France stamped their authority in the first half as they scored two converted tries to take a 14-0 lead at the interval. Goss was named player of the tournament.
A Harry Glover try with time running out lifted England to a 15-14 win over Australia in the third-place match.
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They had previously beaten Fiji 38-7 and Spain 29-7, and will now play Ireland in the quarter-final.
That set up the final showdown with New Zealand, which advanced by blanking Russian Federation 31-0 and the US 22-0 in the knockout rounds.
New Zealand and Australia had split the six previous Dubai finals. Sam Pecqueur scored a try with seconds left for Scotland to trail by only 21-19, then Jamie Farndale appeared to touch down the victor, but it was disallowed because he stepped out of bounds.
Tournaments have bid to be part of the next four-year cycle, which starts with the 2019-20 season and with this award, it's hard to see the Vancouver event not continuing on as one of the ten world series events.
Connor Braid scored two tries and Luke McCloskey added a single in a losing cause against Australia.
The Canadian men were ninth a year ago.
Earlier, Samoa set up a Challenge Trophy final against France.
The Canadian men, whose pre-season preparations were interrupted by a labour dispute with Rugby Canada, open their season Friday in Dubai in a pool with Australia, England and Japan. "We want to try to finish top four and give ourselves a little break at the end of the year".