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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

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