Southern Star Resources Inc.

Southern Star Resources Inc.

May 15, 2006 10:22 ET

Southern Star Resources Inc.: Fourth Drill Rig Commences At Gold Eagle Project

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 15, 2006) - Southern Star Resources Inc. ("SSR") (TSX VENTURE:SSR) and Exall Resources Limited (EXL:TSX) are pleased to report the addition of a fourth diamond drill rig to the Gold Eagle Project in Red Lake, Ontario. Drilling is scheduled to begin immediately.

The fourth machine is located on the east side of the Bruce Channel. The target is the "up plunge" area of the Bruce Channel gold discovery.

SSR has approximately $17,000,000 in cash with no debt.

The statements made in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from the Southern Star's expectations and projections.

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