Jimmy Kirkwood is known to be a retired Northern Ireland field hockey player who has played for both Ireland and the U.k. on the international stage.
Jimmy Kirkwood was a well-known member of the Great Britain team that won gold at the 1988 Summer Olympics. He also played in the 1990 Men’s Hockey World Cup for Ireland.
Kirkwood performed senior club football for Queen’s University, Belfast YMCA, and Lisnagarvey. He earned eleven Irish Senior Cup winners medals during his club career.
He earned his first in 1981 with Queen’s and his second in 1985 with Belfast YMCA. When Lisnagarvey won the cup in 1996–97, Jimmy earned his tenth medal.
Jimmy Kirkwood’s Net Worth Revealed
Jimmy Kirkwood networth is reportedly more than $1 million. Being a successful athlete was his main source of income. Kirkwood was a part of Ireland’s silver-medal winning EuroHockey Junior Championship squad in 1978.
Martin Sloan, Billy McConnell, and Stephen Martin were among the group’s other players. In 1981, at the age of 18, Jimmy earned his senior debut for Ireland.
He represented Ireland at the Men’s EuroHockey Nations Championships in 1987, 1991, and 1995 and also played in the 1990 Men’s Hockey World Cup for Ireland.
Kirkwood made his international debut for the U.k. at the 1987 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy. He went on to earn a gold medal for Great Britain at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
As a schoolboy, the Irish player started to play cricket for Lisburn Cricket Club. His man-of-the-match effort in 1985 enabled the team to capture the NCU Challenge Cup, beating NICC in the final.
Jimmy Kirkwood has not shared any details regarding his partner so far. He was previously married to Carol Kirkwood, a Scottish weather presenter.
Carol worked for the BBC on BBC Breakfast after getting training from the Met Office. She competed in the 13th series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2015, ranking 10th.
She wedded Jimmy in 1990 and the couple divorced after 18 years of marriage. Besides, the retired Irish field hockey player could be single right now.
We will soon update you with more precise details in this regard. Meanwhile, one can learn more about the personal life of Jimmy Kirkwood through his Twitter handle.
Jimmy Kirkwood Ex-Wife Carol Kirkwood Announces Engagement
Carol Kirkwood, also known as the ex-wife of Jimmy Kirkwood, has recently revealed her engagement news on BBC Breakfast.
The BBC weather reporter announced to viewers that she and her long-term boyfriend had become engaged while on vacation.
Carol has never identified her long-term lover, who has been referred to as her secret boyfriend in past reports.
Her debut romantic novel, Under A Greek Moon, was released last year and is about a Hollywood actress entangled in a controversy who returns to the Greek island where she fell in love with a mysterious millionaire.