GREGG McNally is tipped to be the Bulls’ great entertainer as he makes his Odsal bow tonight.

The full back will feature in the Transatlantic Cup against Toronto Wolfpack after signing on a two-year deal earlier this week.

McNally is a high-calibre acquisition and John Kear is confident he will make a huge impact in the forthcoming promotion push.

The Bulls coach said: “Gregg knows fully what I’m expecting of him.

“He’ll get plenty of the ball and I’m sure he’ll entertain the people who have come to watch. He adds so much to our team.”

Kear has no qualms about throwing the Ireland international straight in against the Wolfpack.

“Gregg McNally is a fit young man. The amount of metres he covers is phenomenal and he’s renowned for being aerobically very fit and quick as well.

“Whether we start him or comes off the bench, I don’t know. But he will certainly be out there.”

After fielding a young side at Dewsbury, Kear will reintroduce his big guns for the clash with a side expected to be contenders in their first year in the Championship.

Lee Smith, Sam Hallas, Matty Garside, Elliot Minchella, Dalton Grant and Steve Crossley all return to action. For Crossley it is an immediate reunion with his former club.

Kear added “There’s no doubt in my mind he’s our leader in that middle unit.

“He’s demonstrated that in both games he’s played and I think he will be a very important part for us going forward.

“Toronto have recruited some really good players to the ones they already have.

“They went through League One and won that competition comfortably to get promotion.

“Most pundits are now tipping them to be top four of the Championship. This is a great benchmark for us.

“We’ll be turning out a strong team and if we’re competitive with one who are expected to be in the Middle Eights, then we know we’re on track to meet our own challenges.”

Tonight is the fourth friendly for the Bulls. They still have to face Keighley at Odsal on February 11 before the campaign kicks off in York the following week.

“I’m really excited from what I’ve seen after the first three trial games,” said Kear.

“Some players who I hadn’t expected have put their hands up and I’ve got to take a deeper look at them. There has been some quality on show.”