North Queensland has released a statement surrounding the health of prop Matt Scott, after the veteran forward suffered a mild stroke on Sunday.
Scott is expected to make a full recovery according to the statement, with the Cowboys suggesting the stroke was unrelated to football.
The full statement can be found 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.