All Blacks outside back Israel Dagg has confirmed the details of his next contract signing with New Zealand Rugby through to 2019.
28-year-old, Dagg, was reported to have been chased by French club Toulon and Irish side Leinster but the lure of the All Blacks jersey has proved too strong as he and wife Daisy, who is expecting the couple's first child, elected to remain in Christchurch.
Dagg will continue to play for Hawke's Bay and the Crusaders and look to extend his All Blacks career.
All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen said that signing a player of Dagg's ability and versatility was a "major lift" for all levels of rugby in New Zealand.
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