Eaton said: "We seem to be getting every team that's on a winning run and flying.
"Batley were in great form last week and Sheffield are also going well. It's a good challenge for us.
"Sheffield have proved over the last month that they're where they probably want to be, and they're the team that everyone needs to challenge this year."
Eagles coach Mark Aston has doubts over Misi Taulapapa (ankle) and Michael Knowles (dead leg). Vinny Finigan and Nev Morrison are both pushing hard to be included in Sheffield's squad.
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