Fiji islands native Chalie Baleirara played and coached with Nate Osborne for Metropolis RFC before joining forces again with NOLA Gold. Baleirara moved to England after high school and later joined the British Army. He played rugby 7s and 15s during his eight-year stay in the army. After spending three seasons with the Sale Sharks professional team in Manchester, England, Baleirara came to the United States. He played a season in the Super League in Chicago before going to Minneapolis and Metropolis.