NRL star Sam Burgess is seen with his son Billy on Instagram for the first time in months

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Former NRL star Sam Burgess, 32, is attempting to turn his life around after his messy split with ex-wife Phoebe Burgess.
Retired NRL star Sam Burgess has been pictured with his son Billy, two, on Instagram for the first time in months.

The last time the former South Sydney Rabbitohs player, 32, uploaded a photo with his children to his official Instagram account was back in December.

It comes amid a troubling past few months for Sam who is attempting to turn his life around, after his messy split with ex-wife Phoebe Burgess, 31.

Rare family photo: NRL star Sam Burgess, 32, shared this rare family photo with son Billy, two, to his Instagram Stories on Wednesday... as he attempts to turn around his troubled personal life after his messy split from ex-wife Phoebe Burgess

In the photo shared to Instagram Stories and captioned with love heart emojis, a casually dressed Sam is seen nestling in close to Billy on the couch.

Billy smiles at the camera and places one arm on his father's chest.

Sam also shares daughter Poppy, four, with Phoebe. They married in 2015 and split for a second time in October 2019.

Private: The last time the former South Sydney Rabbitohs player uploaded a photo with his children to his official Instagram account was back in December. Pictured: ex-wife Phoebe, 31, Billy, and the former couple's daughter Poppy, four

Last month, Sydney-based Sam was pictured at an evangelical church on the Gold Coast.

He was spotted on March 21 in the Metro Church, two days after he was cleared by a judge of intimidating his former father-in-law Mitch Hooke.

'I just met this legend Sam Burgess at Metro Church today,' a fellow worshipper posted on…
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