Dan Carter tweets news of first child

Dan and Honor Carter are expecting their first child. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Dan and Honor Carter are expecting their first child. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
All Blacks star Dan Carter and his wife Honor are expecting their first child.

The first-five tweeted this morning - "Thought it was time to share our exciting news.. @HonorCarter is 21 weeks pregnant! We are both very excited about being parents #BabyCarter".

Carter is currently in London preparing for the All Blacks test against England at Twickenham on Sunday.

Honor Carter is a former Black Sticks hockey representative.

The couple married in December last year.