Sheffield Eagles sign Ben Musolino

Sheffield Eagles have confirmed the signing of Italian International Ben Musolino for the 2015 season. The 21 year old Australian plays in the Back Row or Centre and joins the Eagles from fellow Championship side Barrow Raiders.

He has played for St George Illawarra in the U20’s competition as well as spending time with Manly in the NSW cup.

Speaking about his move to Sheffield Ben said: “I am really excited and looking forward to the next chapter of my rugby league career with the Sheffield Eagles.

“I have heard a lot of good and positive things about the Eagles and their organisation.  I am also looking forward to experiencing what the city of Sheffield and its people and community have to offer.

“I know the Eagles have had a lot of success over the past few years and I am very keen to be a part of the winning ways of the club!

“I feel that I will bring to the team a hard working attitude, competitiveness and professionalism towards training and playing.

“My goal coming over to Sheffield is to do everything I can to be a part of the 17 who play on Sundays and continue my career at the highest level possible in the UK.”

Mark Aston, Sheffield Eagles Head Coach and Chief Executive said: “We are delighted that Ben has chosen to join us here at the Eagles.

“He is a wide running, attacking back rower who has come through a good system in Australia.

“He has a good attitude towards the game and I am very much looking forward to working with him.”