Dan Carter


Dan Carter names his favourite moment from an illustrious career

All Blacks legend Dan Carter has named his crucial drop goal in the 2015 Rugby World Cup final against Australia as his favourite moment of his career. Carter has no shortage of great memories on the rugby pitch, having won numerous trophies at both club and international level, while he also picked up a number of individual awards, including winning the World Rugby player of the year award three times.

Dan Carter names the best coach he has ever worked with

Dan Carter has named Wayne Smith as the best coach he has ever worked with, labelling him as an “absolute genius” while lauding his work ethic. Former New Zealand fly-half Carter has worked under plenty of great coaches in his time, including World Cup-winning head coaches Graham Henry and Steve Hansen, but the All Blacks legend reckons Smith was the best of the lot.
The Guardian

Dan Carter: ‘Rugby needs fun, it needs characters, or it gets stale’

Dan Carter is as bemused as any father of an eight-year-old. “He wishes he was born in Argentina,” he says of his eldest son. “He wants to play for Barcelona and never play for the All Blacks ever. Because he thinks he’s Argentinian.”. Lionel Messi has a lot to answer...

Yogic Philosophy + Rest with D.C. Instructor Dan Carter

Yoga instructor Dan Carter started his studio, Danimal Fitness, at the beginning of the pandemic. Since then, his studio has grown and now includes a full teaching staff and schedule of classes. Read on to learn more about the philosophy that informs Carter’s practice and why he encourages making space for a break. Note: This interview is a part of our 20 Masters of Mindfulness, Movement + Connection roundup, which ran in our Winter 2021 issue.
The Guardian

Dan Carter hangs up his boots as a study in sporting greatness

In any sport, debates about the greatest of all time are almost constant and, for that reason alone, impossibly tedious – the more so in this age of incontinent social media. Such posturing is pointless. Then there is a sport like rugby. Even more pointless. How can you compare winger with prop, lock with scrum-half? How can you compare a relatively brief professional era with the long century or so of amateurism that preceded it?
The Independent

All Blacks legend Dan Carter announces retirement from professional rugby

New Zealand’s Dan Carter has announced his retirement from professional rugby after an illustrious 19-year career, the 38-year-old said on Saturday. Carter, who was capped 112 times by New Zealand, leaves the game as the highest point scorer in test rugby with 1,598, more than 350 points clear of England’s Jonny Wilkinson.

Dan Carter: All Blacks great retires from professional rugby

New Zealand's Dan Carter, who won two World Cups and is world rugby's record points scorer, has announced his retirement from professional rugby. The fly-half, 38, won the last of his 112 All Blacks caps with a man-of-the-match display in the 2015 World Cup final win over Australia. He has...

Dan Carter is the greatest fly-half of all time - and he made it look easy

Dan Carter made it look easy. The anguish of striving for perfection may have been writ large across a Jonny Wilkinson — the inner torment, the whispering demons — but it never seemed that way for the man who surpassed him as the sport’s greatest ever points accumulator: 1,598 points in 112 tests, all grace under pressure, all slickness on the field of play.

All Blacks great Dan Carter retires

Dan Carter has announced his retirement from professional rugby – and tributes have been pouring in on social media. The former New Zealand fly-half earned 112 caps during his 12-year international career and was part of the All Blacks’ World Cup-winning squads of 2011 and 2015. He also played an integral role in the All Blacks’ series win over the British & Irish Lions in 2005.

Former New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter retires from rugby

Former New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter has announced his retirement from professional rugby union. The 38-year-old won two World Cups during a 12-year spell with the All Blacks and bowed out of the international scene with a man-of-the-match display against Australia in the 2015 World Cup final. Carter remains the...

Dan Carter names the top five players he shared a pitch with

In the wake of his retirement from professional rugby, Dan Carter has named the top five players he shared a pitch with from his illustrious career. There is very little that the All Blacks legend did not achieve during his international career, winning the Rugby World Cup twice, numerous Tri Nations and Rugby Championship titles and a Lions series.

Nigel Owens leads rugby world’s tributes to Dan Carter after retirement

“I’m officially retiring from professional rugby.”. All Blacks legend Dan Carter has announced his retirement from professional rugby after dedicating more than three decades of his life to the sport. Carter won two World Cups during a 12-year spell with the All Blacks and produced a man-of-the-match display against Australia...

Dan Carter to retire from all rugby at 38

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — World Cup-winning All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter, the top-scorer in tests with 1,598 points, has retired from all rugby aged 38. Carter played his last test in 2015 when he led New Zealand to victory over Australia in the final of that year’s World Cup. He also was a member of the New Zealand team which won the 2011 edition of the tournament, though he was injured and didn’t play the final.