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Current Contributors


Max Sharp (Content Creator)

Favourite Rugby Player: Julian Savea
Favourite Food: Fish & Chips

Favourite Rugby Club: Havelock North Rugby Club
All Blacks fan since: 2011
Max is a 23-year-old full-time content creator, who runs a YouTube channel, opinion journalism website and Instagram page. The name of "The Black Jersey" was adopted as a moniker by Max in 2021, as most of the content on Instagram and the website, are covering the New Zealand game. Max's first memory of a rugby game was the opener of the 2011 Rugby World Cup, a tournament that got him hooked on rugby forever.

Vincent Jones (Website Designer)


Favourite Rugby Player: Richie McCaw
Favourite Food: Hamburgers
Favourite Rugby Club: Hawke's Bay Magpies
All Blacks fan since: 2011
Vincent is a 18-year-old high school student who has a passion for web design, journalism, rugby and cricket. In late 2021, Vincent along with Max, designed the website for The Black Jersey. Vincent has already become a hard-working content creator at a young age, who has had a strong impact on womens' sports. He has also created other websites, such as Kiwi Cricket Kōrero, his cricket blog. 

Patreon Supporters:

The Black Jersey is supported by subscribers on Patreon. The supporters for June 2023 are currently subscribed to the following tiers.


Rugby Superstar Tier:

Gill Coull

David Wakefield


Rugby Supporter Tier:

Gungeet Banga

Vijay Richard


Rugby Fan Tier:

Seb Dev


Darren Wallace

Andrew Holland

Leo Coyne

Jack Darby

Vincent Jones

Tina Sharp


David von Dadelszen

Ben Gallant

Edward Lapinski

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