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VIDEO: Tommy Bowe interviewed 'back home' in Ravenhill

The returning Ulster hero talked all things rugby, including Ireland’s travails in New Zealand and his potential move to centre.


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“IT’S GREAT TO be back,” says Tommy Bowe in his first (public) appearance in an Ulster jersey since 2008.

Excitement during the northern province’s run to the Heineken Cup final was rivalled only by the prospect of the prolific try-scorer returning from the the Ospreys.

This footage from URTV is a healthy reminder of how much water has passed under the bridge since the then 24-year-old Bowe left for pastures new.

He became a regular starter for Ireland, earned starts for the Lions and then moved in from his natural wing and fullback roles to the centre.

“When I start to slow up a bit that might be the place for me.” Bowe jokes, but with Andrew Trimble and Craig Gilroy in fine form, that could be the position his province, and country, need him in the very near future.

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