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Dan Carter on His Life in France

Dan Carter on His Life in France

Former All Black Dan Carter, who retired from international rugby last year, now plays for French Team Racing 92. In this clip he spoke to France 24 about his…

Dan Carter Helps French Club into Cup Final

Dan Carter Helps French Club into Cup Final

Dan Carter has rebuilt himself again, helping French club Racing 92 to the Champions Cup final on 14 May and proving the pain of rehab is worth enduring for continued success, the Observer’s Eddie…

Top 5 New Zealand Rugby Players in Europe

Top 5 New Zealand Rugby Players in Europe

The top five New Zealand rugby players, who are currently playing in Europe, have been ranked by Bleacher Report, based on the impact they are having or will have this season for…

All Blacks Named Laureus World Sports Team of 2015

All Blacks Named Laureus World Sports Team of 2015

The All Blacks have been named team of the year of 2015 at the Laureus World Sports awards on Tuesday in Berlin. Dan Carter, who suffered what could have been a career-ending injury in…

Dan Carter BBC Overseas Sports Personality of 2015

Dan Carter BBC Overseas Sports Personality of 2015

New Zealander Dan Carter has beaten tennis champion Serena Williams and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to take the title of BBC Overseas Sports personality of the Year. The Paris Racing 92 fly-half was crowned World…

Dan Carter Says Future of NZ Rugby Bright

Dan Carter Says Future of NZ Rugby Bright

All Blacks great Dan Carter, 33, is unsure of his own plans once the time comes to hang up his boots but he is confident the game in New Zealand is in safe hands….

How a Tiny Island of 4.5m People Came to Dominate Rugby Worldwide

How a Tiny Island of 4.5m People Came to Dominate Rugby Worldwide

With their 34-17 win at Twickenham against Australia, the New Zealand All Blacks became the first team to ever retain their World Cup trophy. Their back-to-back World Cup wins and their more than 75%…

New Zealand’s All Blacks: Rugby’s All-Time Greats

New Zealand’s All Blacks: Rugby’s All-Time Greats

“The New Zealand All Blacks made it clear this weekend that there isn’t a rugby team in the world that compares with them”, writes Joshua Robinson for the Wall Street Journal. With their winning percentage…

Magnificent All Blacks Beat Wallabies to Become First Team to Win Back-to-Back World Cups

Magnificent All Blacks Beat Wallabies to Become First Team to Win Back-to-Back World Cups

The New Zealand All Blacks have beaten Australia’s Wallabies 34-17 in the Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham with a magnificent performance. With their back-to-back World Cup wins they have become the first team…

New Zealand All Blacks Join English Footballers For UNICEF

New Zealand All Blacks Join English Footballers For UNICEF

Popular sports stars including England footballers Harry Kane and Chris Smalling and All Blacks players Dan Carter, Ben Franks and Charlie Faumuina have been given a masterclass in how to play board games by a…

All Blacks Play Classic Game in Bledisloe Decider

All Blacks Play Classic Game in Bledisloe Decider

“Australia knew the All Blacks would be in a vengeful mood after their defeat in Sydney,” the Observer’s Ian Malin reports. “New Zealand duly handed out a rugby lesson   to…

Men In Black Safety Defenders – Air New Zealand Safety Video

Men In Black Safety Defenders – Air New Zealand Safety Video

Watch this new Air New Zealand safety clip #CrazyAboutRugby featuring “some very special Men In Black” to brief the passengers.

All Blacks Dominate Argentina in Christchurch

All Blacks Dominate Argentina in Christchurch

Captain Richie McCaw scored a try and stand-off Dan Carter kicked 14 points in their last home Test at AMI Stadium in Christchurch as the All Blacks beat Argentina 39-18 in the opening match…

All Black Sensation Dan Carter’s Paris Move a Big Deal

All Black Sensation Dan Carter’s Paris Move a Big Deal

All Black great Dan Carter, 32, is poised to become the world’s highest-paid rugby player when he moves to France after next year’s Rugby World Cup on a three-year deal with Paris club Racing…

Song For Everyone

Song For Everyone

Listen to an inspirational song by the For Everyone Charitable Foundation which provides a helping hand to community groups in New Zealand that need it the most. Song For…

New Zealand Trumps at Annual IRB Awards

New Zealand Trumps at Annual IRB Awards

New Zealand have made a clean sweep at the International Rugby Board (IRB) awards once more, taking away all three major end-of-season prizes, with number eight Kieran Read named player of the year, the…

All Blacks Defeat Pumas in Rain-soaked Hamilton

All Blacks Defeat Pumas in Rain-soaked Hamilton

The All Blacks overcame difficult conditions to defeat the Argentina Pumas 28-13 in a rain-soaked Rugby Championship clash at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday, extending their winning streak in the multi-nation competition. The team…

Crossing the Whitewash with Another Win over French

Crossing the Whitewash with Another Win over French

“New Zealand completed a 3-0 series clean sweep of France with a hard-fought but deserved victory at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth ,” the Irish Examiner reported. “Ben Smith’s first-half try helped give…

Player Of The Year

Player Of The Year

All Black Dan Carter has been named player of the year in London at the 2012 International Rugby Board (IRB) awards, with Steve Hansen winning coach of the year and the All Blacks the…

All Blacks Kick the Scottish

All Blacks Kick the Scottish

The All Blacks have enjoyed a great start to their European Tour, beating Scotland 51-22 at Murrayfield on Sunday. Despite a competitive Scottish side, the experienced All Blacks team played in a different league,…

Art of Rugby

Art of Rugby

Examining the All Blacks 21-11 win against his national team, the Springboks, Brumbies coach Jake White writes in The Citizen’s sports column: “The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands,…

Weepu Does us Proud

Weepu Does us Proud

New Zealand has secured its place in the Rugby World Cup semifinals with a comfortable 33-10 victory over 2007 third-placed team Argentina at Auckland’s Eden Park, which was packed with a crowd of 57,912….

Taking Care of Carter

Taking Care of Carter

Swathe and swaddle him in bubblewrap and don’t drive over any potholes but every time Dan Carter goes into a tackle, a few more threads get fidgeted out of the upholstery writes Mark Reason…

Fantastic Mr Carter

Fantastic Mr Carter

“ is up to its knees in the slurry that oozes through the earth, a city of condemned houses and broken people,” Telegraph journalist Mark Reason writes. “But rugby goes on. This is New…

Focus on Winning

Focus on Winning

Described as the world’s best number 1, All Black Dan Carter is focused on one thing: winning. And not just the William Webb Ellis Trophy at the Rugby World Cup, but also as part…

On a Whole Other Level

On a Whole Other Level

“Getting to rub shoulders with world-class rugby stars like Richie McCaw and Dan Carter is just one of the many benefits young players from around the world are experiencing at the Canterbury and Crusaders…

McCaw and Carter’s Pledge

McCaw and Carter’s Pledge

“For once, the phrase ‘Four more years’ will be music to the ears of New Zealand rugby fans,” Emma Stoney writes for The New York Times. “Those three little words brought relief and…

Keeping His Shirt On

Keeping His Shirt On

All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter has announced he has signed a four-year contract to stay in New Zealand after this year’s Rugby World Cup while retaining an option to play overseas for a short…

Top of His Game

Top of His Game

All Black Dan Carter has been offered a near-£4million, three-year deal by Jacky Lorenzetti, the millionaire owner of Paris club Racing Metro, which would make him the highest paid player in rugby. Lorenzetti, who…

Just Like Everybody Else

Just Like Everybody Else

“The world’s best rugby player” Dan Carter talks exclusively to The Telegraph about how he fled for his own safety during last month’s earthquake in Christchurch, and about how he helped the city in…

Carter’s kick to history

Carter’s kick to history

All Blacks first-five Dan Carter kicked himself into the history books as the record points scorer in the history of Test match rugby on Sunday morning as New Zealand played Wales at the Millennium…

Tri-Nations Clinched

Tri-Nations Clinched

New Zealand has won the Tri-Nations series beating South Africa 29-22 in Johannesburg. The hosts had led 22-17 up until the 78th minute when All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw scored a controversial try in…

All Blacks dominate

All Blacks dominate

“Dan Carter inspires as freewheeling New Zealand crush Australia,” headlines the Guardian. “The All Blacks gained their third successive five-pointer in the tournament at a sandy Etihad Stadium in Melbourne beating the Wallabies 49-28…

Creative in Cardiff

Creative in Cardiff

Fly half Dan Carter “played sublimely” against Wales at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff despite jeers from the capacity crowd, writes the Guardian’s Eddie Butler, “showing no sign of the calf injury that had persuaded…

All Black Nostalgia

All Black Nostalgia

Dan Carter is returning to New Zealand from his time playing in Perpignan, France and in the first of an exclusive two part interview with The Independent, Carter “makes an unequivocal statement about a…

Rugby’s Slam Dunk

Rugby’s Slam Dunk

The All Blacks have won their third Grand Slam and the inaugural Sir Edmund Hillary Shield beating England at Twickenham 32-6. In The Independent Hugh Godwin writes: “The clever clogs who got rid of…

Rugby’s Poster Boy

Rugby’s Poster Boy

All Black fly-half Dan Carter, who recently made number 11 on American network E! Entertainment channel’s list of the 25 Sexiest Men of the World, this week also featured in CNN’s Talk Asia series….

Emotional Win

Emotional Win

The All Blacks have retained the Tri-Nations title for the fourth successive year, beating the Wallabies 28-24 in Brisbane. Sustained by the brilliance of captain Richie McCaw and also Rodney So’oialo, the All Blacks…

Curse of the Perennial Favourites

Curse of the Perennial Favourites

Another NZ Rugby World Cup campaign has ended in tatters, with the All Blacks bowing out 18-20 to France in the quarterfinal. Despite being consistently ranked first in the world, and NZ being the only…

Carter in Adidas Viral

Carter in Adidas Viral

All Black Daniel Carter stars in a new viral advertisement for Adidas. The ad was shot at Carter’s parents’ house, and shows Daniel and his father talking about his childhood spent kicking goals in the back…

Two Down, One to Go

Two Down, One to Go

The All Blacks have completed the final leg of their World Cup build-up by retaining both the Bledisloe and TriNations trophies, with a 26–12 defeat of the Wallabies…

Capping Off a Great Year

Capping Off a Great Year

Following their seven-try, record-breaking victory last week against the French in Lyon, the All Blacks continued their run of success in Paris against the host nation at the Stade de France. Despite the French side showing…

2005: Year of the All Black

2005: Year of the All Black

The All Blacks’ decisive win over Scotland on December 2 made them the first NZ side since 1978 and the first team since Australia in 1984, to complete a “grand slam” of the UK and Irish…

Rugby Fever Reaches New Heights

Rugby Fever Reaches New Heights

The All Blacks demolished the British and Irish Lions in three straight Tests, in one of the most highly anticipated rugby tours of recent years. The hype both at home and in the UK was spectacular,…

Plays Hard, Plays Fair

Plays Hard, Plays Fair

All Black captain Tana Umaga received the Pierre Coubertin Trophy from theInternational Committee of Fair Play on December 9. Previous awardees include Martina Navratilova and Nelson Mandela. The trophy recognised his good sportsmanship in helping Welsh…

On Top of the World

On Top of the World

The All Blacks resumed their world No.1 ranking after a compelling 45-6 victory over European champions France. “I felt powerless,” said French coach Bernard Laporte. “I had the feeling that we could play for hours and…