Iain Henderson is realising his potential as a true Test match enforcer for Ireland says his second-row partner Devin Toner.
Ulster make three changes to their team for the Champions Cup game with Wasps as Iain Henderson captains the side for the first time.
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says Iain Henderson and Courtney Lawes' form has given him "food for thought" before the second Test in New Zealand.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland refuses to be drawn on the likelihood of Iain Henderson being involved in Saturday's second Test against New Zealand in Wellington.
WELLINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) - Wellington Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd thought opposing lock Iain Henderson's tackle on Jordie Barrett deserved an "orange" card, while his British and Irish Lions counterpart Warren Gatland reckoned it warranted just a penalty.
WELLINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) - The Wellington Hurricanes launched an extraordinary comeback by scoring two tries while British and Irish Lions lock Iain Henderson was in the sinbin and snatched a 31-31 draw in the visitors' final midweek match of their New Zealand tour on Tuesday.
Iain Henderson says some of the British and Irish Lions were "still a bit groggy" after their long flight to New Zealand.
Skipper Sam Warburton is excited by the combination of Iain Henderson and Alun Wyn Jones for the first match of the British and Irish Lions tour in New Zealand.
May 16 (Reuters) - The British and Irish Lions will take a leaf out of Ireland's playbook and try to needle and knock the All Blacks off their stride when the sides meet in June, forward Iain Henderson has said.
Ulster's Iain Henderson says he is relishing the opportunity to face New Zealand in their own back yard as part of the British and Irish Lions squad.
Iain Henderson says stopping England winning the Grand Slam was Ireland's big motivation for Saturday's closing Six Nations match in Dublin.
March 18 (Gracenote) - Summary from the Six Nations Championship match between Ireland and England on Saturday at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland Ireland 13 England 9 Half Time: 10-3 Scorers: Ireland : Try: Iain Henderson (24) Conversion: Jonathan Sexton (24) Penalty Goals: Jonathan Sexton (11, 63) England : Penalty Goals:Owen Farrell (18, 51, 67)
Injured Conor Murray misses Ireland's Six Nations game against England as Jared Payne and Iain Henderson are handed starts.
Iain Henderson is preferred to Donnacha Ryan in the second row while Sean O'Brien is also in the Ireland team to face Scotland.
Nov 26 (Gracenote) - Summary from the Test match between Ireland and Australia on Saturday at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland Ireland 27 Australia 24 Half Time: 17-7 Scorers: Ireland : Tries: Iain Henderson (24),Garry Ringrose (34),Keith Earls (66)
Tries from Louis Ludik and Iain Henderson help Ulster earn a 19-8 win over Scarlets at the Kingspan Stadium.
Iain Henderson says Ireland must target a first win over New Zealand in November after the narrow series defeat in South Africa.
Ulster hope Iain Henderson will be fit to make his comeback from injury in Friday's important Pro12 match in Glasgow.
Ulster's director of rugby Les Kiss fears injured Iain Henderson could be ruled out for the remainder of this season.