Josh Ball

Josh Ball

Copy editor, Hong Kong

Joshua Ball has been a journalist for 25 years, joining the Post in 2018 after 10 years in Bermuda.

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Opinion | Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan upset Ireland in stunning fashion – now we’ve got a tournament

The Brave Blossoms do the unthinkable in Shizuoka as they earn a well deserved victory in front of home fans while Irish need to pick themselves up

29 Sep 2019 - 9:38AM

The Brave Blossoms do the unthinkable in Shizuoka as they earn a well deserved victory in front of home fans while Irish need to pick themselves up

Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan upset Ireland in stunning fashion – now we’ve got a tournament
Opinion | The Rugby World Cup 2019 so far: an imminent All Blacks three-peat, Scotland the lame and questionable referring

The Kiwis are now the team to beat, if they weren’t already, and England have some work to do moving forward

24 Sep 2019 - 9:17AM

The Kiwis are now the team to beat, if they weren’t already, and England have some work to do moving forward

The Rugby World Cup 2019 so far: an imminent All Blacks three-peat, Scotland the lame and questionable referring
Opinion | Rugby World Cup 2019: lose opener at your peril as New Zealand and South Africa hope to stay on right side of history

The two heavyweights duke it out on Saturday, knowing that past tournaments have been unkind to opening-game losers.

18 Sep 2019 - 8:00AM

The two heavyweights duke it out on Saturday, knowing that past tournaments have been unkind to opening-game losers.

Rugby World Cup 2019: lose opener at your peril as New Zealand and South Africa hope to stay on right side of history
Hong Kong’s scrum half commander-in-chief Liam Slatem talks captaincy as rugby squad looks to future

The South African has become a steadying force for club and country as Hong Kong kick-start a new stage for the men’s 15-a-side programme

21 Jun 2019 - 11:09AM

The South African has become a steadying force for club and country as Hong Kong kick-start a new stage for the men’s 15-a-side programme

Hong Kong’s scrum half commander-in-chief Liam Slatem talks captaincy as rugby squad looks to future
‘We aim to be the fastest, fittest and most physical team in Asia’: Hong Kong look to dominate ARC without Japan

Hong Kong’s 15-a-side squad will kick off their 2019 Asia Rugby Championship on Saturday in Incheon against South Korea.

7 Jun 2019 - 10:07AM

Hong Kong’s 15-a-side squad will kick off their 2019 Asia Rugby Championship on Saturday in Incheon against South Korea.

‘We aim to be the fastest, fittest and most physical team in Asia’: Hong Kong look to dominate ARC without Japan
USA could become top rugby nation: hosting World Cup could turn Eagles into world beaters, says Todd Clever

USA, who lead World Sevens Series, finish with bronze at 2019 Hong Kong Sevens

8 Apr 2019 - 10:07PM

USA, who lead World Sevens Series, finish with bronze at 2019 Hong Kong Sevens

USA could become top rugby nation: hosting World Cup could turn Eagles into world beaters, says Todd Clever
Hong Kong Sevens: New Zealand’s World Series hopes teetering after Plate loss to Argentina

All Blacks Sevens coach Clark Laidlaw is planning some ‘real honest conversations’ with side after 21-14 loss to Argentina at Hong Kong Stadium.

7 Apr 2019 - 11:28PM

All Blacks Sevens coach Clark Laidlaw is planning some ‘real honest conversations’ with side after 21-14 loss to Argentina at Hong Kong Stadium.

Hong Kong Sevens: New Zealand’s World Series hopes teetering after Plate loss to Argentina
Hong Kong Sevens: Ireland meet Germany in World Series Qualifier semi-final after crushing Waisale Serevi’s Russia

James Topping’s side outscore Russia 80-7 over pool game and quarter-final on Saturday, while Germany leave it late to edge Uruguay in their quarter-final.

7 Apr 2019 - 8:31AM

James Topping’s side outscore Russia 80-7 over pool game and quarter-final on Saturday, while Germany leave it late to edge Uruguay in their quarter-final.

Hong Kong Sevens: Ireland meet Germany in World Series Qualifier semi-final after crushing Waisale Serevi’s Russia
Sevens rugby would not be at the Olympics without Hong Kong, says Waisale Serevi

World Series and Olympics only possible because of the city’s tournament, Fijian legend says.

6 Apr 2019 - 11:10PM

World Series and Olympics only possible because of the city’s tournament, Fijian legend says.

Sevens rugby would not be at the Olympics without Hong Kong, says Waisale Serevi
Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji icon Waisale Serevi vows to make Russia ‘giant killers’

Fiji’s ‘Little Magician’ is ‘sharing the knowledge of sevens’, and says the goal is to get Russia back to the main series – and stay there.

4 Apr 2019 - 10:44PM

Fiji’s ‘Little Magician’ is ‘sharing the knowledge of sevens’, and says the goal is to get Russia back to the main series – and stay there.

Hong Kong Sevens: Fiji icon Waisale Serevi vows to make Russia ‘giant killers’