Carter joins Crusaders in Perth
Cape Town - All Black and Crusaders star flyhalf, Dan Carter, will meet up with his team-mates in Perth this week.
Carter was absent during the seven-time Super Rugby champions' matches against the Stormers (won 19-14
) and Sharks (lost 21-17
) in South Africa as he celebrated the birth of his first child
, son Marco.
Carter is set to start against the Force in Perth on Saturday (kick-off at 13:45 SA time).
The Crusaders are currently fourth in the New Zealand Conference
and eighth in the Overall standings
, boasting three wins and three defeats in their six matches to date.
The Force lie bottom of the Australian Conference
and 13th overall
with a solitary victory from seven matches.