North Melbourne coach Brad Scott will not sit in the coaches box for tonight's game against Richmond after he was hospitalised with a viral illness last night.
Scott was aiming to fly down this morning to take his place but has been kept in hospital for observation.
Assistant coach Darren Crocker will step in for tonight's game in Hobart.
Brad Scott will not take his place in the coaches box tonight after he was hospitalised with a viral illness on Thursday evening.— North Melbourne (@NMFCOfficial) June 3, 2016
Scott stayed in hospital overnight and was not able to travel to Hobart this morning. Darren Crocker will stand in as caretaker coach.— North Melbourne (@NMFCOfficial) June 3, 2016