The National League season opened at Craigie High School with tricky games for Dundee women and men. The men lost but the women won.
Glasgow International provided the opposition for the ladies in Division One.
A late rally with points from a run of errors, and a score from Claire Pollock, could not prevent Dundee losing the first set 25-15.
Claire Pollock and Agnes Bednarek took the score to 23-20 in set two and Dundee went on to win it 25-21.
Dundee then dominated the third set winning 25-11.
Glasgow seemed to have lost their spirit in the fourth set as they trailed 14-9.
However, they levelled the game with a 25-22 set win.
In the final set, the home side pulled ahead to 12-6 with scores from Lucy Wishart and Claire Pollock.
However, Glasgow closed the gap to 13-12 before Danila Gasperini scored to give match point. Claire Pollock hit the winning point to secure a 15-13 win for a 3-2 Dundee victory.
The men faced Su Ragazzi opening League One game.
Dundee won the opening set 25-20 but lost the second 25-15.
Dundee’s attack was faltering as errors piled up and points given away to a Ragazzi side now in full flow.
Ragazzi took a 2-1 set lead by winning the third set 25-20.
The visitors piled on the pressure and never allowed the home side to establish any rhythm or momentum.
They won the fourth set 25-13 for a 3-1 victory. ll in their