Rugby World Cup 2019: All Blacks captain Kieran Read open to blindside flanker switch

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Could the All Blacks captain be the answer to who will wear the number six jersey at the Rugby World Cup?

On Friday, Kieran Read indicated he was open to the suggestion that he could shift across  to the blindside flanker spot to make room for both Sam Cane and Ardie Savea to start.

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Read will wear his standard number eight jersey against the Springboks on Saturday but hasn’t ruled out a potential move.

“It would be simple,” said Read. “I could switch anywhere in this team and do it. When you gain experience and time in the jersey it’s not too hard to do that.

“I’d do whatever for this team but

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