Rugby League was back on the park over the weekend for the first time since lockdown. The Northern Bulldogs faced the Celebration Lions at Cuthberts Green, and picked up a 34-12 win. The Canterbury Cup reserves travelled down to Ashburton to face the Barbarians, and they too got up over their opposition 46-20. Over at the Papanui Domain, the Presidents side had a good battle with the Papanui Tigers, but were eventually defeated 28-20. Midweek the Northern Bulldogs 14 th grade also hit the paddock. Chomping at the bit they got out to an early lead against their Riccarton opponents, but Riccarton got themselves back into the match, and it was a battle to the end. The Bulldogs eventually coming away with the win, 36-16.