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Nakarawa keen to join 7s team in Rio

October 9, 2015 4:57 am

Vodafone Flying Fijians lock forward, Leone Nakarawa has shown his interest in joining the Vodafone Fiji 7s squad for the Rio Olympics.

The 27 year-old Kadavu lad, who is one of the stand out players of the 2015 Rugby World Cup, is in Fiji 7s coach, Ben Ryan’s wanted list.

Nakarawa says to be part of the national sevens squad and prepare for the much anticipated world tournament will require a lot of dedication.

“Ben Ryan giving me a challenging opportunity, I think I’ll go for it, I’ll train hard and try and get picked for the next year’s Rio games.”

Nakarawa is based in Scotland and plays for the Glasgow Warriors alongside Jerry Yanuyanutawa and Bath-bound Nikola Matawalu.