Feb 22, 2021

Carter announces retirement from profressional Rugby

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.

The 38-year-old is the top point-scorer in international rugby, with 1,598 points in Test matches, and he has won titles at domestic level with the Crusaders, Perpignan and Racing 92.

Carter had been playing for the Kobelco Steelers in Japan but the Covid-19 pandemic brought that stint to a premature end last year and he has now decided to retire from professional rugby.