"It takes a toll on yourself, family and friends"

A new club and new teammates.

Hymel Hunt is no stranger to the first day feels.

The young journeyman has been with four clubs in the past six years, spending his last three with the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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Now the 25-year-old is set to embark on his 2019 season with the nib Newcastle Knights.

The versatile outside back admits it’s been tough making the switch to different clubs throughout his NRL career.

But now his new home is Newcastle, and he’s settling in for the long haul.

“After you move to four clubs, it takes a toll on yourself, your family and friends,” Hunt explained.

“I’ve got a partner now, Ellie, I’ve got a new dog; I love my little pup Archie.”

Hunt said he’s been closely forming relationships at his new club

So far, he’s been impressed with the mindset at Knights headquarters and knows it will only go towards bringing the best out in his own game.

“I just want to prove how good of a player I can be and just show them what I can do,” Hunt said.

“I’ve got to put my best foot forward and put my name straight in for the left centre spot.”