Leone Nakarawa started his national representative rugby on the 15 man squad in 2009. Nakarawa needed special dispensation to ener New Zealand for the 2011 Rugby World Cup competition as he was a member of the Fijian military at the time. After the Cup, he left the military to play rugby fulltime and became a member of the Glasgow Warriors in 2013. Nakarawa joined the Fiji Sevens in 2012. He was recently signed to play for the French team Racing 92.