Ards Hockey Club 1st XI
Denman Ulster Shield Champions 2013
Ards celebrated their first Denman Ulster Shield triumph for 50 years when they defeated Pegasus 3-1 in the championship final.
Naomi McKnight (GK); Hannah Coey, Naomi Elliott (captain), Caroline Adams, Lynsey Mallon, Emily Matchett,Tamara McLeod, Janice Vaughan, Katy Bennett, Chloe Brown, Amy Benson, subs: Lynn Mills, Francesca Brown, Becky Weir, Heather McClurg.
The Ulster Shield is the premier knock-out competition for ladies' Hockey teams in the Ulster province of Ireland. It is one of the oldest ladies' Hockey competitions in the world, with the first competition being held in 1896. Ireland was the first country to form a national association when the Irish Ladies' Hockey Union was formed in 1894.