Chris Birch: Rugby player who "woke up gay" after stroke says he"s happiest he"s ever been

I wouldn't change back: Rugby player who 'woke up gay' after stroke and now has fiance says he’s the happiest he’s ever been 'It was weird, you walk into somewhere and you go from liking that girl to liking that boy'Chris is trying to rebuild his relationship with his mother who has struggled with his personality changeChris' boyfriend believes Chris had always been gay but hadn't realised | UPDATED: 14:59 GMT, 17 April 2012 When 19-stone rugby player Chris Birch suffered a stroke during a freak accident, his life was transformed – but not in a way that anyone could have predicted.

I wouldn"t change back: Rugby player who "woke up gay" after stroke and now has fiance says hes happiest hes ever been

I wouldn't change back: Rugby player who 'woke up gay' after stroke and now has fiance says he’s the happiest he’s ever been 'It was weird, you walk into somewhere and you go from liking that girl to liking that boy'Chris is trying to rebuild his relationship with his mother who has struggled with his personality change | UPDATED: 11:22 GMT, 17 April 2012 When 19-stone rugby player Chris Birch suffered a stroke during a freak accident, his life was transformed – but not in a way that anyone could have predicted.