RUGBY: Bourne confirmed as champions

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BOURNE RFC have been confirmed as champions of the Lincolnshire Merit League.

Despite the frustration of several cancelled matches and injuries to Glen Smith, Matt Cuffe, Calum Weston and Simon Sleight, Bourne top the league after all teams’ best 12 results are included in a final table.

Bourne recorded an unbeatable 12 victories, all with bonus points, scoring 547 points in these 12 games along the way and conceding only 99.

They will receive their trophy at the league’s annual presentation dinner in June.