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Dan Carter ruled out of Rugby World Cup

Dan Carter out of World Cup
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New Zealand's Dan Carter is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup with a groin injury.

New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter has been ruled out of the Rugby World Cup with a groin injury.

The 29-year-old sustained the injury during kicking practice on Friday.

The news comes after Carter was given the captain's armband due to Richie McCaw's withdrawl from the tournament through injury.

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