<strong>All Black Carter hit with ban</strong><br />RUGBY UNION: New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter will miss Saturday&rsquo;s Test against Italy after being handed a one-match ban.<br /><br />The All Black, who was punished for a high tackle on Martin Roberts in last week&rsquo;s win against Wales, will return to face England at Twickenham on 21 November.<br /><br />Carter, who was man of the match at the Millennium Stadium, may have missed the Italy game anyway as he has a calf injury.<br /><br /><strong>Poyet takes charge of Brighton</strong><br />FOOTBALL: Former Tottenham assistant boss Gus Poyet has been appointed manager of League One Brighton and Hove Albion.<br /><br />The Uruguayan, who also played for Spurs and Chelsea, replaces Russell Slade, who was sacked earlier this month.<br /><br />Poyet has signed an 18-month deal and said promotion to the Championship would be a &ldquo;realistic&rdquo; target in that time. He added: &ldquo;If that is the goal of the club it's no problem.&rdquo;