Understudy to Brian O'Driscoll in Leinster, Lewis won his first senior international cap on the June 2001 tour to Japan and in February this year, after he'd won his eight A cap, announced his decision to join Munster.
Favourite food: Massaman curry
Book you are currently reading or have just finished: Paul McGrath's Autobiograhy
Favourite TV programme: Lost.
Favourite film: The Lives Of Others
Most enjoyable holiday location: Safari in South Africa
Favourite sport other than rugby: Tennis
The sport you least like: Bowls
Person, living or dead, you would most like to meet: John F. Kennedy
Sportsperson you admire most: Michael Johnson
Hobbies: Tennis, Guitar, Golf.
Where and when did you first play rugby: On the E Team in school, St.Mary's Rathmines
Biggest influence on career: Family.
Best career advice you were given: Don't hold grudges.
What you like most/least about being a rugby player: Thing I like the most is doing something active. Having torn my cruciate before, I hate seeing any knee injuries.
Other sports that you played: Athletics.
Best rugby memory: Obvious one is my first cap for Ireland but another one is playing in a great under 21 game against South Africa that we won 43-42.
Rugby player you admire most: Tim Horan.
Rugby team you admire most: All Blacks
Sporting event you would most like to attend: Olympic Women's Beach Volleyball
If you werenâ00t a pro rugby player what would you be: An Occupational Therapist.
Plans for life after rugby and what provision have you made: Long term is too be an Occupational Therapist but will definitely go travelling and live abroad for a few years.
Advice you would give to aspiring pro rugby player: Don't be a forward.
Three people you would invite to dinner and why: Ricky Gervais because he's hilarious and to give him some material the other two would be George Bush and Posh Spice