Eagles squad the best I’ve been part of – James

Sheffield Eagles forward Matty James believes this Sheffield side is the best since his arrival.

James signed for the Eagles in 2016 from Featherstone Rovers with the Eagles finishing seventh twice and eighth in his time at the club and he’s hoping it can be higher in 2019.

“This is probably the best squad I’ve been part of since I’ve been here and it’s showing,” said James.

“The coach brought in quite a few good people in this year. We’ve got a really good attitude towards training and towards the games this year. Last year, we let ourselves down. This year, we’ve got a few more leaders and more of a backbone to the club.

“We’ve had a really good start to the season. There’ve been a couple of blips against really good opposition but were in a pretty good position at the minute and we’re working really hard to try and be up there.”