|Full name||Steffon Elvis Armitage|
|Date of birth||20 September 1985|
|Place of birth||San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||103 kg (16 st 3 lb)|
|School(s) attended||Ivybridge Community College|
|* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only and
correct as of 7 December 2012.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 22 October 2010.
Armitage plays as a flanker. He is of heavy build but of comparatively slight stature for a modern day flanker. A comparison with Neil Back has been made and like Back he is quick and particularly effective in ruck turnovers. He grew up in the south of France where he and his brothers played for Rugby Nice Côte d'Azur Université-Racing.
He was called up for the England elite squad ahead of the 2009 Six Nations Championship to replace the injured Lewis Moody, making his full international debut against Italy in the opening game. He started both matches in England's drawn two test series against Argentina in June 2009.
In July 2012, Steffon was provisionally suspended for abnormal drug test results. Nonetheless, Steffon could play all the games of the new season with Toulon, both in Top 14 and H Cup. In November, Steffon Armitage was cleared of doping charge. 19 November, Steffon Armitage was designated as best foreign player by the Oscars of Midi Olympique (French Rugby Newspaper) playing for his first season in France 27 matches, 4 times only as substitute and scoring 7 tries. In May 2013 he played as a replacement as Toulon won the 2013 Heineken Cup Final by 16–15 against Clermont Auvergne.
- "Armitage has Steff-initely got what it takes – Catt". RFU. 8 January 2009. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- Cleary, Mick (26 September 2008). "Aggressive Steffon Armitage is banging on England's door". London: Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "England Saxons put Scots to sword to retain Barclays Churchill Cup". RFU. 21 June 2008. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "Tindall left out of England squad". BBC. 1 July 2008. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "Armitage replaces injured Moody". BBC. 26 January 2009. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "England 36–11 Italy". BBC. 7 February 2009. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "Argentina 24–22 England". BBC. 13 June 2009. Retrieved 7 August 2009.
- "Steffon Armitage provisionally suspended after drug test result". Retrieved 27 July 2012.
- "Steffon Armitage cleared of doping charge by French Rugby". Retrieved 8 November 2012.
- "Steffon Armitage designated as best foreign player". Retrieved 20 November 2012.
- "Steffon Armitage Profile". Itsrugby.co.uk. Retrieved 7 December 2012.
- "Toulon claim Heineken Cup glory". ESPN. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2013.