Volleyball: City of Edinburgh repel Aberdeen's fightback

City of Edinburgh survived a major scare in the women's Scottish Volleyball Premier League to move to the top of the table.

Monday, 23rd October 2017, 2:33 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd October 2017, 2:35 pm

The Capital side were coasting against Volleyball Aberdeen at Queensferry High after taking the first two sets 25-20, 25-19, but Aberdeen powered back to win the next two sets and force the tie-break.

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However, City came through 25-20, 25-19, 23-25, 21-25, 15-8 to claim all three points and maintain their winning start to the league campaign.

In the men’s SVL Premier, City dropped a set at home to Volleyball Aberdeen, but did not let their opponents back into it and come through in four tough sets 25-17, 21-25, 25-23, 25-19.

Champions City of Glasgow Ragazzi had too much firepower for Edinburgh’s NUVOC and eased to a 25-13, 25-15, 25-16 win to set the early pace in the title race.