Duncastle Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : DUN
FRANKFURT : 5D3

Duncastle Gold Corp.

December 23, 2009 16:08 ET

Duncastle Appoints Victor J.E. Jones as President

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 23, 2009) - Duncastle Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:DUN)(FRANKFURT:5D3) reports that at the company's annual general meeting, held on December 18, 2009, the following directors were elected: Scott Hean, Victor J.E. Jones, Garth Kirkham, Derek Page, Lawrence Page, Michael Rowley, and Douglas Warkentin.

The board of directors then appointed officers for the ensuing year as follows: Lawrence Page, Chairman; Victor J.E. Jones, President; Mahesh Liyanage, CFO; Michael Rowley, VP Operations; Scott Hean, VP Administration; and Arie Page, Secretary of the company. Mssrs. Scott Hean, Douglas Warkentin and Derek Page were appointed to the Audit Committee and also to the Nomination, Compensation and Governance committee. The Duncastle Board wishes to acknowledge and thank Kenneth Burgess and Donald Head for their services to the company as former directors.

The new president, Victor J.E. Jones, brings to the company a diverse experience in mineral exploration finance and joint venture negotiations for companies operating in BC, Nevada, Mali, Ghana and South Africa. He has held numerous senior executive and Board positions in public and private exploration companies and is currently chair of a TSX.V exploration company with projects in BC and Mali. A graduate of McGill University he has a background in venture capital and technology as well as with listings on Toronto and London AIM exchanges. His experience will now complement the Board and management of Duncastle to advance its two strategic BC projects.

Duncastle is a Vancouver based company exploring for additional high-grade gold prospects centred on the site of the former producing Yankee Girl mine near Trail, BC. It has also assembled a large property package in north-western BC prospective for gold and polymetallic deposits. Drilling, airborne and geological reconnaissance programs are being planned for 2010.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Victor J.E. Jones, President, Director, Duncastle Gold Corp.

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