THURGOONA coach Brett Doswell says there is no secret to the clubs recent success.
The Bulldogs captured their third flag in the past four seasons against Barnawartha on Saturday and are starting to build an enviable record.
Almost half of the Bulldogs' list have played in all three premierships.
Jake Bruce, Matt Fowler, Zach Gibbons, Jamarl O'Sullivan, Darcy Moore, Aydan Brown, Blair Osmond, Kade Brown and Luke Gerecke are all triple premiership players at the kennel.
Former coach Jayden Kotzur missed with injury two years ago, Sam Cross last year and Dylan Rake this season.
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"The club has had some recent success," Doswell said.
"But everyone has been quick to forget Thurgoona were cellar dwellers for a long time.
"They were able to get a good core of guys who were older and experienced but have been exceptional.
"That core group has been motivated by success and wanted to stay and play alongside each other.
"They have always welcomed other players into the club.
"They have done everything behind the scenes to make sure they have stayed together as a group.
"At the end of the day if you can keep a list together for three or four years, you are a long way in front of your rivals."
Thurgoona's dominance is underlined by its three grand final winning margins of 60, 85 and 71 points on the weekend.
The Bulldogs 85 and 71 point grand final victories are the biggest winning margins in deciders since Barnawartha's 80 point triumph over Tallangatta in 2002.
Doswell arrived at the kennel this season from Wodonga and replaced co-coaches Kotzur and O'Sullivan at the helm.
The former Wodonga star was able to lure Josh Maher, Matt Murray and Jesse Johnston to the club.
Maher played a starring role in the grand final victory after booting seven goals and being awarded the medal for best on ground honours.
Despite being assistant coach Johnston was dropped for the finals and played in the Bulldogs' reserves narrow grand final loss to Yackandandah.
Doswell played predominantly as a forward in the decider after injuring his hip flexor.
"I came into the game 100 per cent," he said.
"But I certainly finished the game really sore.
"I was able to sit down forward and try and to contribute on the scoreboard.
"But I ended up having front row seats to watching the Maher, Kotzur and Cross show."