The North Queensland Cowboys have just confirmed on their website that club favourite and former Australian prop Matt Scott suffered a mild stroke over the weekend and is being kept in a Brisbane hospital.
Read the full statement from cowboys.com.au below:
“North Queensland Toyota Cowboys prop Matt Scott suffered a mild stroke on Sunday.
“Doctors are confident the stroke was unrelated to football and he is expected to make a full recovery.
“The retiring Cowboys legend remains in hospital in Brisbane and a Townsville return date remains unclear.
“The Cowboys will continue to provide Matt and his family all possible support and the club would ask media to respect the privacy of the Scott family during this time.”