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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Dan Carter

Last year
# Team news
Smith to leapfrog Carter as most capped All Blacks back against Wales
Smith is one of a number of older heads to return to the team following a laboured 38-31 victory over Japan in Tokyo.
All time
# Perfect 10
All Blacks legend Dan Carter announces his retirement from rugby
The 38-year-old won two World Cups during a hugely successful 12-year spell with New Zealand.
# hometown
Dan Carter to line out for rural club Southbridge on bye weekend for Blues
The 38-year-old out-half has yet to make his first Super Rugby Aotearoa appearance.
# Flying Start
Blues introduce Barrett to 43,000 crowd with impressive Super Rugby win
The Blues overran the Hurricanes 30-20 at Eden Park.
# Comeback
Beauden Barrett to make Blues debut at 15 as Savea returns for Hurricanes
The two-time World Rugby player of the year hasn’t played since the World Cup.
# The42 Rugby Weekly
'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'
The lads on The42 Rugby Weekly are very excited about Dan Carter’s return to Kiwi rugby.
# Back Home
Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby
The legendary fly-half has signed a deal with the Auckland Blues at the age of 38.
# Can't keep a good Dan down
All Blacks legend Dan Carter in line for Super Rugby return
According to several media outlets, the 38-year-old has agreed a short-term deal to play for the Blues.
# Goat
38-year-old Carter leaves Japanese club but no retirement announcement
The legendary former All Blacks out-half helped the Kobelco Steelers to the Top League title in 2018
# reverse
Carter heading back to Japan after being deemed medically unfit for Racing return
The 112-cap All Black legend said the problem was a bulging disc in his neck which might require surgery.
# Forget Paris
Dan Carter blocked from returning to Racing 92 on medical grounds
The two-time World Cup winner has been deemed ineligible to play in France by the French National League.
# Ambition
Double World Cup winner Dan Carter aiming for one trophy he's missing
The former All-Blacks star will be hoping to claim the Champions Cup, after his return to Racing was confirmed.
# Comeback
Ex-All Blacks star Dan Carter set for Racing return
The 36-year-old will serve as cover for ex-South Africa fly-half Pat Lambie, who announced his immediate retirement in January.
# Injury
Massive setback for Racing as Dan Carter ruled out of Champions Cup final in Bilbao
Racing 92 have been forced into a late change, with Carter ruled out with a hamstring injury.
Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final
We went minute-by-minute in Bordeaux as Racing earned a place alongside Leinster in the Bilbao final on 12 May.
# slap on the wrist
Documents reveal Dan Carter fined €1000 for drink driving
The 35-year-old two-time World Cup winner who plays at Paris club Racing 92 was arrested in February.
# New Challenge
Scotland out-half Russell says Dan Carter exit played no part in Racing move
The Glasgow 10 will move to France at the end of this season.
# Pastures new
Scotland fly-half to replace Dan Carter at Racing
Finn Russell has big shoes to fill at the French club.
# Pastures new
Steelers tip All Blacks great Carter to be big in Japan
The three-time rugby world player of the year told French media at the weekend that he wanted to be closer to his native country.
# Wave Goodbye
'I've had to put my family first' - Dan Carter confirms he is leaving Racing 92 at the end of the season
The out-half will join Kobelco Steelers next season.
# daddy cool
Putting rugby in its proper perspective has allowed Ian Keatley to enjoy the game
Starting 10, opposite Dan Carter, Saturday was one of Keatley’s best nights in red.
# no guts no glory
Erasmus hails Munster's heart to edge Racing battle
“The guys’ hearts were really big today and the technique was really sound.”
# Reaction
Keatley's kicks, the architect of Munster defence and more talking points
In tough conditions, the southern province claimed a hard-fought win over Racing 92.
# Slow Burner
Immense defence and big Murray moment gives Munster win over Racing
For an hour, Munster’s first home outing in Europe looked destined for a stalemate in a gruelling weather-hit contest.
# Champions Cup
Munster must be squeaky clean as Storm Brian and Dan Carter descend on Limerick
Ronan O’Gara’s Racing 92 look well equipped to make it an uncomfortable evening for Munster.
# Banned
'It actually made me feel sick and it makes me feel sick now': Dan Carter on drink drive error
Carter was banned from driving for five months after police caught him intoxicated behind the wheel in Paris last February.
# DC Comics
15 thoughts after re-watching that glorious All Blacks 2nd Test win over the Lions in '05
New Zealand turned the word into flesh and young Daniel Carter became Dan The Man.
# big calls
Carter and O'Gara make the case for 'world class' O'Brien to start first Test
The Ireland and Leinster flanker is pushing for selection for Auckland, and both Dan Carter and Ronan O’Gara feel he should be a starter.
# DC10
'Lions series felt like a stepping stone to stamping my name on the world stage'
Dan Carter announced himself on the world stage by starring against the Lions in 2005.
# DC10
Dan Carter not writing the Lions off after his Chicago prediction went wrong
The legendary All Black out-half says his team will face a tougher challenge from the Lions than some of the warm up games suggest.
# Top 14
Montpellier lose their cool as ROG's Racing book Clermont semi-final
Francois Steyn entered the sin bin and Jannie Du Plessis was sent off as Racing 92 dumped Montpellier out of the Top 14 finals.
# DC
Racing brand doping probe a 'pseudo affair' as Dan Carter is cleared
French anti-doping authorities have ended their investigation into corticosteroid use ahead of the Top 14 final last year.
# On The Twitter
Dan Carter sings Bleyendaal's praises and more in our Sporting Tweets of the Week
Tributes paid to Stynes, McBride and McGuinness across the sporting world this week.
# Dropped
Dan Carter loses Land Rover sponsorship deal over failed drink-driving test
The former All Black was caught drink-driving in Paris last week.
# problems
All Black legend Dan Carter sorry for drink-driving
The two-time World Cup winner, who plays for defending French champions Racing 92, said there were no excuses for his behaviour.
Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup
We were in Paris for Munster’s rescheduled clash with Ronan O’Gara and the French champions.
# Tee Time
ROG v Dan Carter in rugby golf is the Ireland-All Blacks clash you'll want to see
This could be the start of an epic weekend.
# DC10
'Ireland will have to play out of their skins for 80 minutes to have any chance'
Dan Carter says it would be a huge shock if New Zealand are beaten tomorrow, but the beauty of sport means you can never say never.
# Moving On
Carter left 'disappointed' by doping allegations but wants to forgive and forget
The All Black great was speaking in Dublin yesterday.
# Claim
I've never come across doping in rugby - Dan Carter
“I have full trust that the authorities are making sure that this game is kept clean,” he added.