SOUTH West Premier champions Bournemouth added more silverware to the trophy cabinet after being crowned Rugby World Magazine Team of Year for 2018-19.

Lions stood out from the crowd this season by booking a return to National Two South, with 25 wins from 26 fixtures. their 26 Level Five fixtures.

Will Croker's charges averaged 38 points per game with a total of 999 points for the campaign.

Bournemouth CEO James Croker said: “This is combination of much hard work among many, many people, who then allow the 18 players to represent the club on any Saturday.

“Those boys have all contributed to the 27-point winning margin in the league, which is a record by any standards.

“The whole club is a great place to be and everyone is extremely proud of what the players have done on the pitch.

"It’s a testament to everybody who’s contributed even if it’s in the smallest of things."