GGL Diamond Corp.
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GGL Diamond Corp.

May 12, 2006 13:11 ET

GGL Diamond Corp.: Kimberlite Sheets Encountered on New Century Claims, NWT, Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 12, 2006) - Raymond A. Hrkac, President and CEO of GGL Diamond Corp. (TSX VENTURE:GGL), is pleased to provide an update on the spring core drilling program on the Doyle and New Century claims in the southeastern region of the Slave Craton in Canada's Northwest Territories.

GGL commenced its spring exploration program in mid-April. Ground geophysical surveys have been conducted over 16 targets and three targets, Anomaly DO05-A245, New Century, and T-Bone, have been drill tested.

Kimberlite sheets with thicknesses of up to 50 centimetres were intercepted in one vertical and one inclined (at 55 degrees) hole while testing Anomaly DO05-A245, 400-600 metres from the diamondiferous MZ kimberlite dyke. The first hole (DDH-DO06-211) drilled into this anomaly encountered at least ten sheets of macrocryst kimberlite, ranging in thickness between 20-54 centimetres, and occurred between 27.0 metres to approximately 47.0 metres. The hole ended at 101 metres in massive granite.

A second core hole into Anomaly DO05-A245, located 325 metres SE of drill hole DO06-211, encountered two sheets of macrocrystic kimberlite, ranging in thickness between 10-12 centimetres (true). Kimberlite occurrences in these holes appear to be associated with calcite alteration and hematite alteration of the granitic host rocks.

The New Century target is a 200-metre diameter, lake-based, electromagnetic anomaly with associated kimberlite indicators trending from the area. One vertical hold drilled to 104 metres encountered hematitic alteration of the granitic host rocks, which suggests that additional drilling will be required to test this target. The New Century Project was acquired from De Beers Canada Inc., Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. and Camphor Ventures Inc. in early 2006. GGL owns 100% interest in the property, subject to a total royalty of 1.5% of net returns.

The lake-based T-Bone target on the LA 4 claim, recently returned to GGL ownership (News Release, March 20, 2006), was identified by a gravity signature with associated kimberlite indicators trailing from this area. Two inclined drill holes for a total of 255 metres were drilled. The hole encountered "brick-red" hematite alteration of the granitic host rocks as the anomaly was approached, but failed to intercept kimberlite. The source of the kimberlite indicator trains remains unexplained.

Drilling on the property is ongoing and at least three to five ice-dependent lake-based targets are planned for testing.

This program is being operated by GGL, under the supervision of Chris Hrkac out of the Company's Bob Camp and Torrie Chartier, M.Sc., P.Geol., a consultant to GGL and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.

GGL DIAMOND CORP.

Raymond A. Hrkac, President & CEO

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