Honor and Dan Carter expecting third child

Daniel Carter and Honor Carter.
Daniel Carter and Honor Carter. Photo credit: Photosport

All Blacks great Daniel Carter and former Black Sticks player Honor Carter, have announced they are expecting their third child.

Honor made the made the announcement on her Instagram page on Sunday.

"Very excited another little Carter will be added to our family soon #BabyCarter #BabyNo3 #Partyof5," the post read.

The married couple have two sons already - Marco, who was born in 2013, and Fox in 2015.

While Honor is no longer playing hockey, Dan, 36, is set for a move to Japan after signing a two-year deal with the Kobelco Steelers earlier in the year.

The Japan season gets underway at the end of August.