Sunridge Gold Corp.

Sunridge Gold Corp.

May 17, 2006 16:55 ET

Sunridge Gold Establishes Presence in Europe

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - May 17, 2006) - Sunridge Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SGC) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Kodiak International Inc. ("Kodiak") to act as the point of contact and to perform public relations activities for the Company in Europe. To widen its investor base and build on the Company's exploration success the Company's shares have been listed for trading on the Frankfurt Exchange.

Kodiak is a U.S. based Merchant bank specializing in small and medium sized firms seeking a European listing. Kodiak provides a comprehensive suite of services that have been customized to fit the Company's investor and financial communications needs.

Kodiak and the Company entered into a renewable twelve month contracting agreement on April 1, 2006 that provides for Kodiak to be the Company's point of contact in Europe. Kodiak and its affiliates are at arms length to the Company. The Company will pay Kodiak an annual fee of $150,000. The Company will be responsible for the costs of travel expenses of both Kodiak and the Company in attending market awareness meetings in Europe.

Sunridge Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, discovery and development of precious and base metal projects. The Company is currently conducting exploration on the Asmara Joint Venture Project in Eritrea. The Company has 32.8 million shares outstanding and trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol SGC. For additional information on the Company and its projects please view the slide show on our website at or call Don Halliday at the number listed below.


Michael Hopley, President & Chief Executive Officer

WARNING: The Company relies on litigation protection for "forward looking" statements. Actual results could differ materially from those described in the news release as a result of numerous factors, some of which are outside the control of the Company.

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