Leone Nakarawa returned to Scotstoun in January 2020, having previously developed his reputation as one of the game's premier offloaders during his first stint with Glasgow Warriors

The Fijian international made his debut for the club back in November 2013 against Connacht in Galway, and quickly became a fan favourite with the Warrior Nation due to his all-action style.

His signature offloading ability lit up many a Glasgow fixture, regularly creating try-scoring opportunities for his team-mates over a three-year spell at the club.

Nowhere was his all-court game more obvious than in the 2015 Guinness PRO12 Final in Belfast, where an irrepressible Nakarawa created two tries and claimed the man-of-the-match award in the 31-13 victory over Munster.

Equally comfortable in the second-row and back-row, the Fijian joined Racing 92 at the end of the 2015/16 season and immediately made an impression on the wider European game.

He was named European Player of the Year at the end of his second season with the Parisian club, scoring 23 tries in 86 games over his time in France.

Nakarawa has also made a significant impression on the international stage; the man from Tavua has represented his country at three Rugby World Cups, as well as being named in the official Team of the Tournament at England 2015.

He was also part of the Fiji 7s squad that claimed rugby 7s gold at Rio 2016, earning what was Fiji's first-ever Olympic medal.

Having returned to Scotstoun in January 2020, Nakarawa marked his first appearance back in a Glasgow jersey with a try in the Heineken Champions Cup victory away to Sale Sharks before agreeing to extend his stay at the club in the summer of that year.

Date of birth: 2 April 1988

Height: 6ft 6in

Glasgow Debut: v Connacht, 2 November 2013

Place of birth: Tavua, Fiji

Weight: 109kg

Player number: 224















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