DOB: 16 September 1963
Number: 16 1982-1987
Games: 96 (105 total)
Goals: 75 (78 total)
Out of favour and injury prone in 1983 and 1984 he played just 12 and seven games respectively over the two seasons, finishing as runner up in the Gardiner Medal for Reserve grade Best and Fairest in '84.
On the back of his excellent season in the 2's Battiston returned to once again play every match in 1985. He played the first 14 games of 1987 before missing the rest of the season, and the Demons charge into the finals.
Battiston is now a lawyer in South Australia with DMAW. Part of his profile mentions his football career "Adrian, as a former AFL player for the Melbourne and Sydney Swans Football Clubs, has represented various sports and recreational bodies on issues of governance and legal compliance."
|Round 3, 1983||Insulting Language||Not Guilty|