Ryan Mania (third right) after winning the Grand National with  Auroras Encore. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania has left hospital — and said he remembers everything about his heavy fall. The jockey has been i(...)

Old comrades: Munster's Ronan O’Gara and Paul O'Connell celebrate at the Stoop

After yesterday’s events at The Stoop, the only man you could really imagine horselessly winning the National, ta(...)

Mumbles Head with Jamie Moore (left) and Barry Geraghty’s Roberto Goldback refuse the last during Saturday’s Grand National. Photograph: Getty Images

It might not be the Grand National many of us grew up with, but Auroras Encore’s 66/1 triumph at Aintree on Saturday could prove to be a transf(...)

Auroras Encore and Ryan Mania (left) jump into the lead at the final fence on the way to winning the  Grand National. Photograph:   John Giles/PA

Sue Smith became only the third woman in history to train the winner of the John Smith’s Grand National when 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore claim(...)