Rupert Resources Ltd.

Rupert Resources Ltd.

January 11, 2005 08:50 ET

Rupert Resumes Gold Centre Drilling


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FOR: RUPERT RESOURCES LTD.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: RUP

JANUARY 11, 2005 - 08:50 ET

Rupert Resumes Gold Centre Drilling

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 11, 2005) - Rupert
Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:RUP) is pleased to report that drilling has
resumed on its 100% owned Gold Centre property after the Christmas
holiday break. Rupert's drill program is testing the southeastern
extension of the Main Red Lake Mine Structure. This structure hosts
Placer Dome's Campbell Mine and Goldcorp's Red Lake Mine and has, to
date, produced over 17.4 million ounces of gold with an additional 12
million ounces reported in current reserves and resources.

The planned deep drillhole is currently at a depth of 674 metres. No
directional corrections have been required to date, as Rupert's
controlled drilling program is proving remarkably effective. This is the
first in a series of deep mother holes that, in conjunction with a
series of daughter holes drilled from each mother hole, will test the
favorable structure across Rupert's Gold Centre property.

Rupert owns 100% interest in a key property in the Red Lake District
located on the major structure that controls the main gold production at
Placer Dome's Campbell Mine and Goldcorp's Red Lake Mine.

For further information please visit the Rupert website at
www.rupert.com.

D. N. Briggs, President and Director

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Rupert Resources Ltd.
    Wayne Meredith
    Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
    (604) 687-7178 or Toll Free: 1-800-665-0622
    (604) 687-7179 (FAX)
    Email: info@rupert.com
    Website: www.rupert.com
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