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|Date of birth||9 April 1966|
|Place of birth||Coventry|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||119 kg (18 st 10 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Garforth was born in Coventry, signed for Leicester Tigers and made his Leicester debut against Northampton Saints in 1991. He would go on to make over 300 appearances for the club. Wearing the C shirt, as part of the ABC club with Graham Rowntree (A) and Richard Cockerill (B). He was an important part of Tigers side which won the English league four times and the Heineken Cup twice.
Garforth made his England debut on 15 March 1997 against Wales. Garforth was eventually dropped from the England side in favour of Phil Vickery, but would continue to make some caps, his 25th and final cap coming against Italy in 2000.
He was offered the chance to tour North America with England in 2001 but turned down the opportunity, which went to Leicester team-mate Ricky Nebbett instead.