Rockcliff Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : RCR

Rockcliff Resources Inc.

January 07, 2008 12:12 ET

Rockcliff's 2008 Drill Program Commences at Snow Lake VMS Project

SUDBURY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2008) - Rockcliff Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RCR) (Tier 1) is pleased to announce that its 2008 drill program has commenced on its Snow Lake VMS Project located in central Manitoba. The 2008 program will start at the Rail Property where Rockcliff's drilling in late 2007 intersected significant VMS style mineralization (refer to release dated December 19, 2007). A minimum of 5,000 metres of drilling is planned for the first quarter of 2008.

The 2008 drill program will initially focus on the Rail Property and concentrate on outlining the limits and relationship of the historical Rail VMS Deposit and VMS mineralization within the adjacent Rail Zone horizon. Rockcliff's widely spaced, 14 hole program completed in late 2007, intersected the historical deposit and additional VMS style mineralization in the Rail Zone horizon along strike of the historical deposit. Mineralization was intersected across a 550m strike length and to a vertical depth of 300m. The mineralization remains open in all directions.

Assay results from the last seven holes (RL07-08 to 14) of the initial program remain outstanding and will be reported once they have been received from the assay laboratory.

The Rail Property hosts a near-surface, VMS lens known as the historical Rail Lake Deposit. It is interpreted as a stratabound, massive sulphide deposit rich in copper, zinc, silver and gold. The deposit is associated with a 5 km long, conductive VMS horizon of juvenile arc assemblage rocks. Juvenile arc assemblage rocks presently host all of the mined VMS deposits in the Flin Flon and Snow Lake camps.

Rockcliff has the exclusive right to earn a 100% interest in the Rail Property from Hudson Bay Exploration and Development Company Limited (HBED), a wholly owned subsidiary of HudBay Minerals Inc. (TSX:HBM). If Rockcliff earns its interest in the Rail Property, HBED will receive a 2% Net Smelter Return Royalty. If Rockcliff earns a 100% interest in the Rail Property, HBED then has a right to acquire up to a 65% interest in the Rail Property. Please refer to the Press Release dated March 23, 2007 for further details.

The drill program will be under the supervision of Peter Wood, P.Eng., P.Geo., VP Exploration of Rockcliff, a qualified person under the definition of National Instrument 43-101.

Rockcliff Resources Inc.

Rockcliff Resources Inc. is a Canadian resource exploration company focused on the acquisition and development of high-quality mineral assets associated with world class geology and in world class mining camps. Rockcliff presently controls the Snow Lake VMS Project totalling in excess of 1,100 km2 and located within the Flin Flon greenstone belt. The project presently includes five historical VMS deposits and numerous additional areas with potential for VMS and nickel-copper-platinum group mineralization. Rockcliff also controls the Shihan VMS Project located in Northern Ontario.

Forward Looking Statement:

Some of the statements contained herein may be forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and resources, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward looking statements that involve various risks. The following are important factors that could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements: changes in the world wide price of mineral commodities, general market conditions, risks inherent in mineral exploration, risks associated with development, construction and mining operations, the uncertainty of future profitability and the uncertainty of access to additional capital. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Rockcliff undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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