Published On : Thu, Jul 4th, 2024

Nagpur’s Ishika selected for Maharashtra women’s rugby team


Nagpur: Ishika Motghare of Nagpur has become the first player from the city to be selected for the Maharashtra Senior Women’s Rugby Championship 2024. The tournament is underway at Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex , Balewadi, Pune.

The Rugby Association of Maharashtra announced the Maharashtra Senior Women’s Team after the conclusion of conditioning camp. After eight years of tireless hard work, a Rugby Association of Nagpur’s player found a place in the State team for the nationals.


Ishika’s dedication and perseverance has led to this remarkable achievement, which will inspire future generations to take up rugby sport, informs a press release from Rugby Association of Nagpur. This success will surely boost the confidence of all other rugby players of the city and will help the association in promoting and developing rugby in Nagpur district, adds the release.

All the members of Rugby Association of Nagpur congratulated Ishika Motghare and district coaches Amar Bhandarwar, Sunil Chaudhary and Nehal Dange. Rakesh Tiwari, founder of Rugby Association of Nagpur, Dr Vandana Ingle, President, Dr Kalpana Jadhav, Working President, Shilpa Tiwari, Secretary, Amar Bhandarwar, Joint Secretary, Nehal Dange, Treasurer, Ujwal Motghare, Nafiz Sheikh, CP James, Sunil Choudhary,Yogita Barde, Secretary, Ramtek Taluka Rugby Association and others wished Ishika luck for her future.