Wests Tigers would like to pass on the thoughts of everyone at the Club to Matt Orford as he recovers from surgery.

Orford is currently 'resting comfortably' as he recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from his brain.

The thoughts of everyone involved with Wests Tigers is with Orford and his family during this tough time.

The former City Origin halfback played 249 top grade games in a career that spanned 12 years with Northern Eagles, Melbourne, Manly, Bradford and Canberra until his retirement in 2011.