The trusted choice for expert valuations, auctions and sales since 1993.


About Us

Michael Fahey & Sports Memorabilia Australia (SMA) has been operating across the sports collectables & memorabilia landscape since 1993. Sports Memorabilia Australia, directed by Michael Fahey has grown to be the trusted authority for expert valuations, online auctions and sales. Michael's integrity, dedication & passion, place him at the forefront of the industry. SMA conducts regular online auctions featuring a broad cross section of sports memorabilia extending from rugby match programs, to game worn jerseys, right through to the pinnacle of cricket collectables, that of the treasured baggy green.


The current auction (our 77th) closes from 4pm Thursday 14th March 2024. (All times are Australian Eastern Time)

If you wish to by The Official History of the Wallabies Jersey and use a card online, go to my dedicated sales page at


We have close and long associations with many current and former athletes and will present player collections along with pieces from collections from the general public. If you are looking to sell that precious item, or are indeed in search of that rare sports collectable, Michael Fahey's network of clients and collectors spans the globe. You can be assured of Michael's utmost professionalism ensuring you will always achieve the best possible result.

Accreditations & Affiliations

Approved to value all forms of sporting memorabilia for the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

Official Valuer to the National, now Australian Sports Museum, MCG, Melbourne

Official Valuer Australian Rugby Union, now Rugby Australia, Archives

Official Valuer Sydney Cricket Ground Trust

Official Valuer Bradman Foundation & Museum

New Zealand Rugby Musuem

Tennis Australia

New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame

Association of Cricket Statisticians & Historians (UK)

Association of Sports Historians (UK)

The Australian Society for Sports History

The Cricket Memorabilia Society (UK)

The Cricket Society (UK)

Australian Cricket Society (NSW)

Australian Cricket Society (VIC)

Cricket Lovers (SA)

The International Guild of Rugby theme Collectors

The Rugby Memorabilia Society (UK)

Member of the Auckland Rugby Supporters Club (NZ)

Member of Canterbury Rugby Supporters Club (NZ)

Australian Heraldry Society

Association of Rugby Historians & Statisticians

International Sports Heritage Association

Friends of the Bradman Museum Member Participating Member, Bradman Foundation XI Cricket Team

Old Ignatians Rugby Union Football Club–Honourary Life Member

Member of the Sydney Cricket Ground, Playing member SCGXI

Former Guest Sports Memorabilia Valuation Expert for Sports Today 2UE Radio Network.

Current guest valuer for Macquarie Sports Radio on Thursday night with Julian Knight.

Michael also assists major insurance institutions, law firms and The Crown for extensive valuations & advice.


To help you ensure you are adequately insured we offer a formal written valuation service. This individual listing which is required by insurance companies starts at $59.00 for a single item (GST inclusive), $99.00 for two, and $125.00 for three.

Payment can be made by credit card (MasterCard/Visa only), Cheque or Direct Deposit - ask for account details.

The fee for Valuations of Musuems and larger collaections by inspection and negotiation.

Auction Schedule

Four major auctions are held every year - March, June, September and December. Others may be added from time to time. 

The Official History of the Wallabies Jersey

- The journey to find Wallaby Gold.

Michael Fahey and Mark Cashman with Foreword by John Eales. Order via

Available late November 2022.


The Baggy Green

Michael Fahey was the author with Mike Coward, of The Baggy Green - The Pride, Passion and History of Australia's Sporting Icon. This WAS available for sale on this site $38.50 (signed by Michael Fahey) + P&H. **Now OUT OF PRINT - see eBay for a second hand copy**

See the Baggy Green book site for further information and reviews.

For a full list of articles published please consult my Linkedin profile


Baggy Green Speaking (Currently not speaking to groups)

Michael launched the book at the Bradman Museum in June 2008, since then he has lectured and spoken to over 150 groups including at NAB House, The Adelaide Oval, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Sydney cricket Ground Members, SCGXI Members and in August 2009 in the 'Long Room' at Lords.

Plus numerous Rotary, Probus, Lions, National Seniors, National Servicemen's and Historical Associations.












































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