21 Aug 2012

Daley appointed NSW State of Origin coach

4:03 pm on 21 August 2012

The former Australia rugby league international Laurie Daley will replace Ricky Stuart as coach of the New South Wales State of origin coach for the next two years.

Daley was selected ahead of fellow former Kangaroos internationals Brad Fittler and Trent Barrett and former Warriors coach Daniel Anderson.

Daley takes over from Stuart who's replaced Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney as head coach at the Parramatta NRL club.

Daley has coached the New South Wales Country Origin team for the past two years and has also taken charge of the NRL Indigenous All Stars side.