The Junior Kangaroos Representative is aware of the competition surrounding the centre position with Kyle Stanley, Dylan Farrell and Gerard Beale all vying for the same role.
The 20-year-old is reminiscent of past times with senior players but understands 2014 marks a new era with fresh faces for the Red-and-Whites.
Im looking forward to be getting back into all the hard work again over the next few weeks before Christmas, said Runciman.
Its probably something I need getting another full preseason under my belt and I really think itll help my footy.
My goal this year is to nail down that centres spot but it will take a lot of hard work as there are a few new boys here who can play that position.
Theres a lot of competition and I just have to put my name forward.
I always look forward to running out with the old boys each year but theres not many left around anymore.
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