Keegan Hirst

Professional Rugby League Player

Keegan Hirst in Batley, West Yorkshire, England is a professional rugby league player for Wakefield Trinity. He plays at prop forward and was the team captain of Batley Bulldogs. In 2015 he became the first British professional player to come out as gay. In 2016 Hirst was a dater on Channel 4‘s dating show First Dates, also in 2016 Hirst took part in W‘s Celebrity Haunted Hotel.

Hirst began his career as an academy player at Bradford Bulls before joining Hunslet Hawks in 2008. After a season with the Hawks, Hirst moved to Dewsbury Rams for two seasons and then moved to Batley Bulldogs for the 2012 season. In 2013 he moved to Featherstone Rovers but returned to Batley, first on loan and then on a permanent move in 2014. In August 2016 Hirst signed a deal with Wakefield Trinity to play for the Super League side from 2017. Hirst made his Super League debut in the round 6 match of Super League XXII against Leigh Centurions.

To book Keegan Hirst as the rugby speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Keegan is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Rugby & Sports Speaking