Ulster captain Iain Henderson has been ruled out for 8-10 weeks following hip surgery.
Iain Henderson to be out until mid to late October after hip surgery. Would see him miss Euro QF with Toulouse should it go ahead next month.
— Jonathan Bradley (@JBradleyBT) August 11, 2020
The Ireland international, who has made 55 international appearances, last took the field in February against Wales in the Six Nations before missing out on the clash against England following the birth of his son.
The 28-year-old took over Ulster's captaincy from Rory Best last year having previously captained the club in Best's absence.
Henderson will now miss the Champions Cup Quarter-Finals scheduled for 20th of September against Toulouse.