The Ireland Schools side's three wins over England, Wales and France last spring have been rated by irishrugby.ie as Irish rugby's best achievement of 2005.
The hat-trick of victories polled a whopping 47% (689 votes) in our latest poll. We asked you: "What was Irish rugby's best achievement of 2005?"
We received 1457 votes over the festive period, with Ireland Schools' second hat-trick of wins against their Home Nation counterparts in the space of three seasons proving to be the landslide winner.
For the record, Peter Melia's young charges beat England 27-18 at Temple Hill on March 26 last with tries from Cian Healy, Vasily Artemiev (2) and Adam Bartholomew. Fly-half Brian Collins added two conversions and a penalty.
On April 2, Ireland romped to a 33-13 victory against Wales at Pontypool RFC. Shane Hanratty, Artemiev, David Pollock were on target with a try apiece. The accurate Collins kicked three conversions, a drop goal and two penalties, with James Shiells adding a late penalty of his own.
Castleknock's Collins proved to be a key man again against France - he kicked three penalties to secure the Irish a 9-3 win in Athlone on April 8.
Out of the other poll options, Ireland's RBS Six Nations win against England (19-13) at Lansdowne Road on February 27 ranked second with 21% (317), third was Shannon winning their seventh AIL title in May with 16% (239).
Having 11 Ireland players picked in the original Lions squad for the 2005 tour garnered 9% (135), while Munster's Celtic Cup triumph in May came in fifth, polling 5% (77).
Many thanks to all those who voted...