Russell hails Cowley's GB impact
Russell Cowley’s hugely successful career in the sport came to a perfect end as he was awarded a World Chamionships gold medal for his county in Belfast.
Leading Team GB to the 2017 honour, with Cowley a key member to his side was current Milton Keynes Lightning coach Pete Russell.
Having taken on the role since 2014/15, the Scot who will leave his post with MK at the end of the current season has worked regularly with Cowley, forming a respectful bond with the versatile forward.
Ahead of the #17 jersey retirement by the Genting Casino Coventry Blaze at the Skydome Arena tomorrow, Pete Russell kindly took the time to speak about Cowley’s impact on GB to Ed Kimberley: