The Official Online RBS 6 Nations Store is open. The store has everything you need to get behind your team during the RBS 6 Nations, plus the store is now fully stocked with a much wider range of rugby merchandise.
He has however returned to action in time to impress in Ulster’s march to the PRO12 final and did enough to convince Lions head coach Warren Gatland he was worthy of a place on the tour Down Under.
And Bowe is determined to make up for lost time.
“It’s been a nervous couple of months waiting for the call,” he said. “I was concerned the injury would affect my chances because I haven’t played a lot of rugby this season, which I knew was going to hamper my chances.
“I missed out on the Six Nations which is such a big event in which to put your hands up for selection, so I knew I was going to make it difficult for myself, but the fact the coaches had the confidence in me to pick me has been a real boost and hopefully I can find a bit of form to take into the tour.
“I’ll certainly be one the fresher guys on tour. It is a tough, bruising season and the guys who’ve played week in, week out will be feeling it, so hopefully that will work in my favour.”