Laurie Daley commenced his career at an early age of 17. He made his debut with the Canberra Raiders and is now known as a ‘Raiders’ legend, immortalized in bronze at Canberra Stadium. Delivering at all his matches, he knew how to take opportunities and succeed.
- Laurie Daley had great defence that brought him to the level of legends. His record is certainly impressive:
Canberra – 237 games including 3 premierships. (1989, 1990, 1994)
- NSW – 23 games
- Australia – 21 tests
- Super League – 5 tests
Laurie Daley was named the Dally M Player of the year in 1995, and the Dally M players’ player in 1996. After retiring from playing professional rugby league, he turned his hand to the media commentating for FOX SPORTS NRL team since 1999. Daley is the current coach of the New South Wales Blues, and from 2008-2012 was the coach of the NSW Country Origin team.