Jimmy Bartel celebrates an early Father's Day without Nadia

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() Jimmy Bartel enjoyed an early Father's Day on Saturday with sons Aston, three, and Henley, 10 months.

The retired AFL star, 35, shared two photos of the trio, along with his nephews and godsons Eli and Chester to Instagram.

It comes just days after Jimmy was pictured on a four-hour lunch with 'new girlfriend' Lauren Mand in Sydney, in the wake of his shock split from wife Nadia, 34.  

'Best day in the sunshine with my little men': Jimmy Bartel, 35, celebrated an early Father's Day with sons Aston, 3, and Henley, 10 months on Saturday... in the wake of split from wife Nadia

'Best day in the sunshine with my little men': Jimmy Bartel, 35, celebrated an early Father's Day with sons Aston, 3, and Henley, 10 months on Saturday... in the wake of split from wife Nadia

In one photo, Jimmy stands in a park and is dressed casually in a grey T-shirt, white jeans and a black cap. 

He carries sons Aston and Henley in his arms, and smiles for the camera.

Jimmy wrote in the caption: 'Best day in the sunshine with my little men. Aston, Henley and my nephews and godsons Eli and Chester.

'Thanks for the early Father's Day present boys,' he continued, alongside a love heart emoji and the hashtag 'early Father's Day' and 'the boys'.

Proud father: The retired AFL star shared two photos and wrote in the caption: 'Best day in the sunshine with my little men. Aston, Henley and my nephews and godsons Eli and Chester'

Proud father: The retired AFL star shared two photos and wrote in the caption: 'Best day in the sunshine with my little men. Aston, Henley and my nephews and godsons Eli and Chester' 

A following image saw Jimmy opening a present on an outdoor patio, with his sons and nephews watching on.

The early Father's Day celebrations comes after Jimmy was pictured for the first time with 'rumoured long-term girlfriend' Lauren Mand.

Jimmy had a four-hour lunch with the blonde at the Manly Greenhouse restaurant in Sydney on Wednesday.

Sighting: The early Father's Day celebrations comes after Jimmy was pictured for the first time with 'rumoured long-term girlfriend' Lauren Mand (far back) in Sydney's Manly on Wednesday

Sighting: The early Father's Day celebrations comes after Jimmy was pictured for the first time with 'rumoured long-term girlfriend' Lauren Mand (far back) in Sydney's Manly on Wednesday 

All okay? An onlooker claimed the pair were deep in thought with 'no touching or hand-holding' during the lengthy lunch

All okay? An onlooker claimed the pair were deep in thought with 'no touching or hand-holding' during the lengthy lunch 

An onlooker claimed the

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