Des' Career in Numbers

Fresh off the back of a new contract extension that will see him remain at Belmore until 2019, bulldogs.com.au takes a look at Des' career in numbers.

Appointed Bulldogs Coach: 2012

Previous Appointments: Manly NRL (2004-11), Manly Premier League (2003), Manly first division Coach (2001-02)

Playing Record: 289 first grade games – 12 Penrith (1982-83), 256 Manly (1984-93, 1995-96), 21 Wests (1997), Hull FC (1994); 3 GF appearances (Manly - 1987, 1995-96), 2 Premierships (1987, 1996); 12 games NSW (1985-91); 12 Tests for Australia (1985-91); 2 Kangaroo tours (1986, 1990)

Premiership Coaching Record: Games 342, Wins 202, Losses 140, Draws 0, Win Percentage 59%

Bulldogs Coaching Record: Games 147, Wins 86, Losses 61, Draws 0, Win Percentage 58.5%

Premierships: 2 (Manly - 2008, 2011)

Finals Series: 12 (2005-16),

Bulldogs Finals Series: 5 (2012-16)

Coaching Achievements: Two-time Premiership winner (Manly 2008, 2011), Five-time Grand Finalist (2007-08, 2011-12, 2014); World Club Challenge winner (2009); Dally M Coach of the Year (2012).

To see the full media release about Des' new contract, click here.