Brian Battese

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Player No. 483
Nickname Bruiser
Position Second Row
Contract 1985
Height 182cm (5' 11")
Weight 95kg (210lbs)
DOB 25th Mar 1961
Origin
Debut Vs Penrith - 22nd Apr 1984
Dog Years (2) 1984 , 1985
Rep Caps
Other Clubs Western Suburbs, Roosters, Canberra
Junior Club South Lismore

Biography Brian Battese played 22 games for Western Suburbs in 1983 as a second row forward before joining Canterbury in 1984.

Starting the season in reserve grade, Brian was promoted to first grade against Penrith when Phil Gould was injured and retained the position for the rest of the season.

Brian played in the Premiership winning team against Parramatta.

In 1985, Brian was a regular member of the first grade team and played in the Premiership winning team against St George.

In 1986, Brian joined Easts (Roosters) to play 23 games from 1986 to 1987. In 1988, Brian joined Canberra to play two more games before retiring.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1984 18 2 0 0 8
1 1985 25 2 0 0 8
Total: 43 4 0 0 16
Average (per year): 21.5 2 0 0 8
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.4

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 2 57 4 0 0 16
Average (per year): 28.5 2 0 0 8
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.3

Data provided by Clint Crofts