He began his career in Fiji before moving to Clermont in 2011. He was selected to play for France in 2013 against the All Blacks.
Noa was raised in Lautoka and in 2009, he was picked by the Lautoka Rugby coach to join Lautoka from the Lautoka under-23 team and into the main team. He also captained the Fiji Schoolboys to Samoa for the FORU championships that year where they won, beating the hosts Samoa. He played for Lautoka for a short while before getting a contract to play in France.