Ards have won the European Indoor Championship III title after completing their six-match programme with a 100% record in Budapest.
Ireland striker Chloe Brown was named player-of-the-tournament after topping the scoring standings with 22 goals.
Brown hit five goals and Katy Bennett got two in the 7-3 victory over Croatian side HC Zrinjevac in the gold medal play-off on Sunday.
Ards had already clinched promotion to the second tier.
Their promotion was secured earlier on Sunday after beating Welsh side Hawardian 5-2
Brown bagged a hat-trick while Janice Vaughan and Bennett also netted for the Co Down team.