He has not appeared for Ireland since November though did come back in time to contribute to Ulster's run-in, playing four full domestic games across April and May.
And with the World Cup looming in 2015, Bowe is confident he can ward off any further setbacks to enter the tournament in full flight.
"I've had eight years of pretty much no injuries but the last years have been hell. Hopefully this is my year.
"It's the World Cup at the end of the year and hopefully I will get back involved in that and we'll see how we go."