16 years old Armitage represented England schoolboys in both their games against France earlier this month and was captain of the triumphant Stanley Rangers under 16 Yorkshire Cup winning side has already impressed in his first outing with the Bulls Junior Academy team.
Mark Robinson, Bulls Recruitment Manager said
"We think he is a crackerjack of a player, great work rate, tough and highly competitive. We believe he has all the attributes to go all the way in Rugby League and we are extremely pleased to secure his signing ahead of competition from Wakefield, Hull and Castleford."
In other news:
Bradford Bulls have announced that their engage Super League round 16 clash with St Helens at Odsal Stadium, originally scheduled for Saturday June 4th has been moved at the request of SKY TV and will now be played the following day, Sunday June 5th and will kick off at 5.05 pm