New South Wales skipper Boyd Cordner says he was taken  aback at the extent of the changes made to the Qld team for next weeks Game Two.

The Maroons selectors made seven changes in total to the side beaten in Game One with Billy Slater back in the team and  number of players to make their Origin debuts.

Corder (pictured says while he expected changes to be made, the new look Qld side certainly poses some interesting questions for his side that is just a win away from a badly needed series win.