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Sunday May 23, 2021

The time two future All Blacks returned Dan Carter's kick to score wonder counter attack try

Back in 2004 Sitiveni Sivivatu scored a wonderful counter attack try for the Pacific Islanders against the All Blacks during their tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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After a young Dan Carter pinned back the Islanders into their own 22-metre line, they worked the ball wide to flanker Sione Lauaki.

The back-rower stood up New Zealand number eight Xavier Rush and beat him on the outside before finding Sivivatu to finish from 25 metres out at North Harbour Stadium.

Ironically both Sivivatu and Lauaki went on to represent the All Blacks later on in their careers and the star-studded Islanders side eventually lost the game 41-25 in Albany, New Zealand.

The Pacific Islanders squad featured the likes of Seru Rabeni, Sireli Bobo and Brian Lima and won two of their five games in total.

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