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Carter leads NZ cleansweep of IRB awards | Pacific Beat

Carter leads NZ cleansweep of IRB awards

Carter leads NZ cleansweep of IRB awards

Updated 4 December 2012, 12:09 AEDT

New Zealand is maintaining its strangle hold on the annual international rugby board awards.

Fly-half Dan Carter was named IRB Player of the Year, with Steve Hansen winning coach of the year and the All Blacks the team of the year following a 20-match unbeaten run by the world champions that only came to an end with a shock 38-21 defeat by England at Twickenham on the weekend.

It's Carter's second time as IRB Player of the Year after winning the honour in 2005.

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