ETHAN Ryan insists the players want to put on a show and win a ‘massive’ game against Sheffield Eagles tomorrow as Odsal hosts its last-ever game – calling on the supporters to pack out the stadium.

The 23-year-old could make his 99th appearance in Bradford colours tomorrow – having grown up a supporter on the terraces through his junior years.

Having graduated through the club’s academy set-up, Ryan recalls the moment he stepped onto the Odsal pitch for the first time.

And admitting tomorrow will be an emotional afternoon for all involved, the magnitude of the clash only adds to the occasion.

“There are so many memories at Odsal for everyone – fans that have been coming for years through the glory days for it to be an end of an era is quite emotional,” said Ryan.

“My earliest memory is playing in a tag-tournament for my school on the Odsal pitch, winning a medal and seeing how iconic the stadium is.

“That is what got me into rugby and supporting the Bulls, I would then go and watch with a mate and his dad before getting a season ticket with my dad.

“It is one of a kind – there is no other like it and you have to just think about the good times and reminisce.

“We want to go out and put on a show for the fans, we need to win to keep our play off hopes alive and it has all the makings of a special day.

“I would love to see the stadium packed again, look what happened when we played Leeds and it would be great to see that and give Odsal a send-off.”

Having made 98 appearances so far in his four years as a senior in the red, amber and black – Ryan has scored an incredible 83 tries.

The winger could rack up a century of appearances in the season-ending trip to Rochdale and has spoken of his pride at the achievement.

“Being a supporter and then making it to 100 games in Bradford colours is something that is very special to me and something I am incredibly proud of.”