NRL great and sports commentator Laurie Daley is seen with a bandage on his nose and a nasal sling


NRL great and sports commentator Laurie Daley arrives home with large bandage and a nasal sling on his face after nose procedure


Laurie Daley is one of the NRL greats who has transitioned his career from playing on the field to sports commentary on TV and radio.

But it seems he might have to take some time off after recently undergoing what appears to be a procedure on his nose.

On Thursday, the 52-year-old was seen stepping out of a car with a bandage on his nose and a nasal sling on his upper lip.

Is everything okay? NRL great and sports commentator Laurie Daley (pictured) was seen with a bandage on his nose and a nasal sling on Thursday

Is everything okay? NRL great and sports commentator Laurie Daley (pictured) was seen with a bandage on his nose and a nasal sling on Thursday 

He also appeared to have a red band on his right wrist and a circular bandage on his left hand. 

Despite being bandaged up, he appeared to be in good spirits despite his painful looking face.

Alongside Laurie was his wife Michelle who looked relieved to have him home. 

Recovery: It seems he might have to take some time off after recently undergoing what appears to be a procedure on his nose

Recovery: It seems he might have to take some time off after recently undergoing what appears to be a procedure on his nose

Resting up: Alongside Laurie was his wife Michelle (left) who was looked happy he was home

Resting up: Alongside Laurie was his wife Michelle (left) who was looked happy he was home

The retired footy star has not yet revealed the nature of the procedure or if it’s an injury. 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Laurie Daley’s management for comment. 

Laurie famously played for Canberra Raiders from 1987 until he retired in 2000.

During his career and represented NSW in the State of Origin matches with Queensland.

Footy career: Laurie famously played for Canberra Raiders from 1987 until he retired in 2000. During his career and represented NSW in the State of Origin matches with Queensland. He has since moved into the media space

Footy career: Laurie famously played for Canberra Raiders from 1987 until he retired in 2000. During his career and represented NSW in the State of Origin matches with Queensland. He has since moved into the media space

Laurie also played for Australia on the international stage against Great Britain, France and New Zealand.

He is currently a co-host on Sky Sports Radio’s Big Sports Breakfast with cricket great Michael Clarke, Gerard Middleton and Jaimee Rogers.

Laurie is married to Michelle and the Sydney-based couple share three children.

Sports commentary: Laurie is currently a co-host on Sky Sports Radio's Big Sports Breakfast with cricket great Michael Clarke (cetnre), Gerard Middleton (right) and Jaimee Rogers (centre right)

Sports commentary: Laurie is currently a co-host on Sky Sports Radio’s Big Sports Breakfast with cricket great Michael Clarke (cetnre), Gerard Middleton (right) and Jaimee Rogers (centre right) 

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