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ABOUT US


Mike Pawley Sports has been operating on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia since 1978.

We are a one-stop-shop for all your sporting needs and carry an extensive range of high performance footwear, sports equipment and accessories from leading brands to support you and your sporting passion.

Our footwear selection also includes a range of shoes for work, school and casual wear. We specialise in shoes for people with all kinds of foot problems and carefully ensure the right fit for all shapes of orthotics.

Our sales team has over 130 years of combined retail experience, and we pride ourselves on giving the best customer service in the business!

With 5 conveniently located retail outlets at Dee Why, Forestville, Manly Vale and Mona Vale, we encourage you to visit us in-store to receive expert guidance and advice from our knowledgeable, caring staff who will help you choose the best fit or technically correct shoe or equipment for your sporting passion.


Mike Pawley is an Australian former professional cricketer, philanthropist and business owner. He played professional grade cricket for Manly from a young age, as well as 11 first-class cricket matches for New South Wales between 1969/70 and 1973/74.

Mike holds life memberships with the NSW Cricket Association, Manly Warringah Cricket Association and Manly Warringah Junior Cricket Association and has had a significant involvement in coaching cricket on the Northern Beaches for almost 60 years!

His contribution to cricket and sport in general was recognised in 2008 with the naming of the sporting fields in Stirgess Ave, Curl Curl to "The Mike Pawley Oval". And on Australia Day, 2012, Mike was acknowledged for his “service to the sport of cricket in the Manly Warringah area” with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), one of the highest honours bestowed by the Australian government.


Giving back to the community for more than 40 years

For over 42 years, Mike Pawley Sports has proudly supported many sporting clubs, organisations, schools and charities across the Northern Beaches and further afield to country NSW and more recently to sporting clubs and schools in Sierra Leone.

In 2012, Mike Pawley Sports also became the principal financial supporter of the Happy Days Cambodian Village School Inc charity, an Australian Non-Profit Organisation supporting a rural village community in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This charity aims to create awareness of such poverty by raising funds for thousands of impoverished school children striving for an education in very difficult circumstances.

We believe we can all make a difference. By shopping with us, you are helping us support our local and international beneficiaries, as part of every purchase at Mike Pawley Sports goes towards our charitable contributions.

Thank you for shopping local and supporting our business

Mike and his team would like to thank all the local families, businesses, schools and clubs for your ongoing support and loyalty to our business through the generations. It means the absolute world to us and reaffirms our drive to be the best in the retail sports business.

We hope you enjoy perusing our new website. If you would like to join our mailing list to sign up for information about upcoming promotions and VIP offers, email us today.

Happy feet, happy days!

The Mike Pawley’s Team

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