Most points in a Rugby Union international career
Dan Carter
1,598 total number
Not Applicable ()

The most points in a rugby union international career is 1,598, achieved by Dan Carter (New Zealand) over the course of 112 matches between 21 June 2003 and 31 October 2015. The All Black fly-half’s tally comprised 29 tries, 293 conversions and 281 penalties (also both international records) and eight drop goals. He retired after New Zealand’s 2015 World Cup victory, and was named IRB Rugby Board Player of the Year for a record-equalling third time.