FOR the first time in more than two decades the NSW Blues have named an unchanged line-up for game two of the series.

The last time a Blues team remained unchanged was back in 1996 when it took the same 17 into all three games and won the series 3-0.

What Laurie Daley, who was part of that team along with Brad Fittler and Andrew Johns, would give to emulate that performance.
 

The mighty Blues are ready to strike again.
The mighty Blues are ready to strike again.

The Blues on Monday night confirmed their line-up for Origin II, with Boyd Cordner to lead the same team on to the field at ANZ Stadium on June 21.

Daley has named a 20-man squad with Tom Trbojevic joining Jack de Belin and Matt Moylan as his three extra reserves.

It was a vastly different story in Queensland with Kevin Walters wielding the axe and bringing in seven new faces, including Billy Slater and Coen Hess, in a desperate bid to salvage the series.

 

NSW team for State of Origin II:

1. James Tedesco

2. Brett Morris

3. Josh Dugan

4. Jarryd Hayne

5. Blake Ferguson

6. James Maloney

7. Mitchell Pearce

8. Aaron Woods

9. Nathan Peats

10. Andrew Fifita

11. Boyd Cordner (c)

12. Josh Jackson

13. Tyson Frizell

 

Interchange

14. David Klemmer

15. Wade Graham

16. Jake Trbojevic

17. Jack Bird

 

Extra Reserves

Jack de Belin

Matt Moylan

Tom Trbojevic

News Corp Australia


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