That tribunal, bizarrely found him guilty of a doping offence and suspended him from rugby for two years, but three months later, another ERC committee fully exonerated him from the charge and within a week he had returned to help Munster defeat Leinster in the Celtic League and less than 48 hours later was named in Ireland's RWC squad.
Munster Player Profile:
Name: Frank Sheahan.
Star Sign: Virgo.
Place of Birth: Toronto, Canada.
Where and when I first played rugby: Cork Con as a nine year old.
Other sport that I play now: Golf.
Other Sports I ve Played: Football, Hurling, Tennis, Swimmiong.
Best part of being a pro rugby player: Doing something you love.
Worst part of being a pro rugby player: No weekends to yourself.
Worst job I ever had: Hanging clothes out on the line.
Biggest influence on rugby career: My father.
Rugby player I admire most: Sean Fitzpatrick.
Other sportsperson I admire most: Lance Armstrong, Lennox Lewis.
Other than Munster the side I would like to have played for: Leicester Tigers.
Favourite soccer team: Real Madrid.
One rule change to make rugby more attractive: Get rid of accidental knock-ons.
What Career would you have chosen other than rugby? Auctioneer.
Career when rugby career is complete: Property management or Publican.
Ireland, excepted, your fancy to win the RWC: New Zealand.
It s the end of the season and you ve been offered a choice of, All expenses paid week-long one-to-one warm weather clinic with Alan Gaffney
All expenses paid week long one-to-one warm weather clinic with Jeannifer Lopez.
Your decision and why ?:
Definitely Jo Lo. Firstly because she s absolutely fab and secondly because Alan Gaffney s idea of a warm weather clinic would be a wet rainy pitch in Thomond Park.