Ava ceremony part of low key Toa Samoa World Cup preparations
An ava ceremony welcomed the new members of the Toa Samoa to the team as they gear up for the Rugby League World Cup at the end of the month.
Rugby League Samoa organised the ava ceremony at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel on Monday night.
The team arrived in Apia on Sunday morning and they have been training, keeping a low profile ahead of the tournament.
The new players were also invited for their maiden siva Samoa as part of team protocol.