# jake heenan

This year
# Apology
'I f**ked it all up again': Marler opens up on 'slur' following two-week ban
The Harlequins and England prop has apologised for comments made to Jake Heenan about his mother.
Last year
# Punishment
Harlequins prop Joe Marler banned for comments made to Jake Heenan
The 32-year-old has been no stranger to disciplinary action during his career.
All time
# Irish Abroad
Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success
The likes of Conor McPhillips and John Muldoon have been influential behind the scenes.
# unlucky 7
Shoulder leaves Heenan in race against time to play for Connacht again
‘In terms of someone that has had injuries in the past, I have yet to see a player that has worked as hard to get himself back in a position to play,” says forwrds coach Jimmy Duffy.
# Update
Injury setbacks for back-row duo as Connacht's list of absentees grows
Eoin McKeon and Jake Heenan are both facing time out of action for Kieran Keane’s side.
# out the gap
Big blow for Connacht as the province announce the departure of Jake Heenan
The former New Zealand U20 captain has made over 50 appearances since joining Connacht in 2013.
# Injury Update
Anxious wait for Connacht as Irish-qualified Heenan goes for knee scan
The flanker will definitely miss Friday’s clash with Ulster.
# Dreaming of Home
Connacht plotting to save season by bringing play-off final to Galway
The western province need to beat Northampton away this weekend to do so.
# Exclusive
Two Connacht players narrowly escape axe attack at Dusseldorf's main train station
Jake Heenan and Dominic Robertson-McCoy were in the German city tonight.
# all black
'I was without direction, I guess': Connacht's Jake Heenan on his teenage homelessness
Growing up in New Zealand, the 24-year-old was lost and isolated but rugby gave him purpose.
# unfortunate
Heenan doubtful for start of Connacht's season after gruesome hand injury
The 24-year-old New Zealander was taken to hospital in France last night.
# Band of Brothers
Connacht know laptop incident was 'not a smart thing to do'
Pat Lam says his players know their mission to find Robbie Henshaw’s laptop was misguided.
# Signing on
Connacht look to the future as they sign Heenan and Ronaldson to new two-year deals
24-year-old Heenan becomes Irish qualified at the end of June.
# French connection
Training ground injury forces Lam to rethink his Connacht team for Grenoble
Jake Heenan has been ruled out of the European showdown in the Stade des Alpes.
# Timely return
Marmion and Heenan boost Connacht for European quarter in Grenoble
Pat Lam says Jack Carty and Rory Parata are close to returning.
# if in doubt...
Connacht centre McSharry advised to sit out rest of season after concussion
The centre has not played since taking a blow to the head against Newcastle in December.
# Groundhog Day
Boxing and bear crawls behind him, Jake Heenan ready to put his shoulder to the wheel
The Kiwi openside has come through two extensive runs to recovery, so knows plenty about shoulder rehab.
# bird bash
Jake Heenan captain, Rodney Ah You to start Connacht Eagles' clash with Ravens tomorrow
The Kiwi openside will meet his compatriot Tim Boys on his road to recovery.
# good news and bad news
Henshaw set to return for Connacht, but Heenan suffers shoulder injury
Pat Lam has a growing list of options behind the scrum.
# Breakdown
Heenan taking things slowly as Connacht look for rapid improvement
The 22-year-old openside flanker tells how he works on his breakdown skills.
# Interview
Jake Heenan: 'Once I'm eligible, I want Joe Schmidt calling me to say I'm part of his Ireland plans'
The young Kiwi flanker will keep his international options open, but he will become a leader in Connacht’s pack long before that decision must be made.
# Centurion
Connacht's Andrew Browne eager to end 100th cap with Leinster scalp
The flanker is now a veteran of the squad but he has faith in the next generation of talent coming through.
# Injury Update
Connacht hopeful Jake Heenan will be fit to face Leinster
Pat Lam will have to plan without Frank Murphy after the scrum-half was concussed against Munster.
# Report Card
Half-term report: Kiwi influence finally starting to bear fruit at Connacht
To call Pat Lam’s start out west ‘slow’ would be an understatement but victory over Toulouse gives fans reason to believe.
# Mission Impossible?
Three key battles as Connacht look to upset Toulouse
Pat Lam’s side travel to France in the hope of causing a major upset against the Top 14 powerhouses.
# Heineken Cup
Connacht's Naoupu relishing duel with 'world-class' Picamoles
The New Zealander is eager to test himself against one of Europe’s best back-row operators.
# Rock Bottom
Pat Lam rues 'missed opportunities' as Connacht frustration sets in
The westerners lost yet another tight game at the weekend and the excuses are wearing as thin as the injury-hit squad.
Leinster v Connacht, RaboDirect Pro12
The spoils were shared last year but the westerners were confident of recording a shock win at the RDS.
# column
‘Sean O’Brien versus Jake Heenan will be fascinating to watch’
The midfield tussle between Luke Fitzgerald and Robbie Henshaw is another of the Leinster v Connacht subplots.