Rugby league star Christian Welch has accused Peter FitzSimons of hypocrisy over his stance on Australian golfer Cameron Smith signing with controversial LIV Golf.
Smith’s defection to the Saudi-backed golf tournament, headed by Greg Norman, was finally confirmed this week following months of speculation.
FitzSimons slammed the breakaway tournament in a recent Sydney Morning Herald column.
“Seriously, what does LIV bring to the table in this war, bar blood money?” he wrote.
The former rugby player turned author said LIV was a “different beast to the Super League and rugby wars”.
“In both (rugby) codes, the key matrix of victory was who could get the most superstars.”
But Welch, a Melbourne Storm prop, was quick to call FitzSimons out on social media.
“Same money funding LIV invested in Uber, Boeing and Starbucks. Are you complicit when you get a ride home or a…