Eaton said: “York really look like they’re a team that’s capable of challenging everyone in the competition.
“They’ve already knocked off Featherstone this year, and they’re putting a decent run together. They look like they’ll be bouncing on Sunday.”
Thornton, whose side have won four of their last five fixtures, said: “We want to keep winning.
“Looking at how tight the league is, you only have to lose a couple of games and you’re back in the bottom two. Consistency is the key for us.”
He added: “Hunslet have got a similar sized pitch to ours. We know how to play our pitch well, so hopefully that will help us.”