BOXXER GOLD CORP.
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BOXXER GOLD CORP.

April 22, 2008 06:00 ET

Boxxer Gold Corp.: Boss # 2 Returns 5.41% Copper and 0.93 g/t Gold Over 14.5 Metre Interval

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - Boxxer Gold Corp (TSX VENTURE:BXX) ("Boxxer" or the "Corporation") announces the results from the recently completed chip/channel sampling program on the Oro Amigo, Boss # 2 and Platina mines. These former mines and 10 other zones of similar style mineralization occur within a 4 kilometre long zone of altered limestone within Boxxer's 100% owned Boss property located in the Goodsprings Mining District, southern Nevada. Historical production in this district came from the mining of high-grade vein style copper-gold mineralization with significant concentrations of platinum, palladium and silver around the turn of the 20th century.

Mr. Elmer Stewart, President and CEO of Boxxer stated, "Both the Oro Amigo and Boss Mine exhibit wide intervals of mineralization with estimated true widths of 35 metres (m) and 53 m respectively. Our sampling programs indicate that the narrow veins mined around the turn of the 20th century occurred within much wider zones of mineralization. Preliminary metallurgical test work and detailed exploration of the area referred to as the Boss Extension is planned".

Highlights of Sampling Program:



Oro Amigo Mine:
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Level Interval Copper Gold Platinum Palladium Silver
(m) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)
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Third 11.60 1.10 2.103 0.382 0.363 4.68
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9.10 0.50 1.456 0.382 0.110 17.70
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3.20 1.36 0.021 0.003 0.004 1.93
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Lower 25.04 0.84 0.282 0.005 0.004 1.47
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8.50 0.24 0.029 0.017 0.132 0.91
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12.55 0.30 0.023 0.005 0.005 0.30
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Upper 33.25 1.64 0.286 0.112 0.202 0.95
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Boss #2 Mine:
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Level Interval Copper Gold Platinum Palladium Silver
(m) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)
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Main 14.50 5.41 0.930 0.035 0.072 8.38
Main 7.70 1.71 0.415 0.077 0.101 3.37
Main 13.35 1.01 0.226 0.061 0.088 2.98
Upper 32.85 1.94 0.542 0.150 0.242 12.49
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Platina:
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Level Interval Copper Gold Platinum Palladium Silver
(m) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)
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Lower 1.93 0.05 0.005 0.005 0.001 0.30
Lower 1.10 0.06 0.006 0.005 0.001 0.20
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Upper 1.50 2.00 0.028 0.005 0.003 1.40
Upper 1.18 0.24 0.011 0.005 0.001 1.80
Upper 1.19 1.01 0.016 0.005 0.003 1.50
Upper 1.30 2.95 0.013 0.005 0.002 0.60
Upper 1.93 0.08 0.011 0.005 0.002 0.40
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2008 Sampling Program:

Oro Amigo:

The average grade for the Upper level in the Oro Amigo table above has been previously reported in a news release dated March 26, 2008 and filed on SEDAR.com. An interpreted cross-section of the mineralized zone showing the average grade for each level is presented in Figure -1, which can be found at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/422bxx_fig1.pdf. The mineralized zone is interpreted to strike northeast, dip steeply to the southeast and to have an estimated true width of approximately 35 metres.

The recent sampling on the Lower level has demonstrated the continuity of the mineralization between the previously sampled intervals. Sampling on the third level shows continuous mineralization across the full extent of the underground workings. Visible oxide copper mineralization was observed at the start and end of each sampling line.

The mineralized zone in the Oro Amigo workings is estimated to have a true width of 35 m and a minimum vertical distance of 40 m. The strike length of the mineralized zone exposed in the underground workings is 35 m. The mineralized zone is open to the northeast and to the southwest and at depth The grade of all 57 channel samples collected on all levels from this zone average 1.32 % copper, 0.76 g/t gold, 0.19 g/t platinum, 0.19 g/t palladium and 3.68 g/t silver.

A channel sample taken in an inclined adit (referred to as the SW adit) located approximately 300 metres southwest of the Upper and Lower adits returned the following results:



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Level Interval Copper Gold Platinum Palladium Silver
(m) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)
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SW adit 1.45 3.49 0.406 0.017 0.052 5.8
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Twelve pits and trenches exposed on surface around (within an area that measures 150 m long by 75 m wide) the Upper and Lower Levels exhibit oxide copper mineralization. Channel sampling of these pits and trenches have returned the following range of metal concentrations: copper; 0.15 to 2.92 %, gold; 0.01 to 0.23 g/t platinum; trace, palladium trace, and sliver; 0.20 to 3.9 g/t. The metal concentrations in the three levels and on surface are highly variable. Oxide copper mineralization has now been traced on surface and in underground workings over a distance of 400 m on this zone.

Boss # 2:

The average grade of all 45 channel samples collected from this zone by Boxxer is 2.52 % copper, 0.67 g/t gold, 0.16 g/t platinum, 0.25 g/t palladium and 8.50 g/t silver. This mineralization in this zone is also characterized by high cobalt values that range from 61 parts per million ("ppm") to a maximum of 1,320 ppm (0.13%). The minimum dimensions of the mineralization in the Boss # 2 workings are estimated to be 150 m long, 20 m wide and 90 m vertical height.

Platina:

The mineralization in the upper level is characterized by copper and silver with trace concentrations of gold. The lower level exhibits minor visible oxide copper mineralization but contains no significant mineralization. The vertical distance between these levels is 17 m. The mineralization in the upper level is exposed over an area that measures approximately 30 m by 40 m and is open at depth and along strike to the east. The Platina workings are located approximately 300 metres south of the Boss mine.

Future Program:

The next phase of work planned on the Boss property is the collection of representative samples from the three largest zones of mineralization (Boss, Boss# 2 and Oro Amigo) for preliminary metallurgical test work. The purpose of the metallurgical work is to determine the relative percentages of copper, gold, platinum, palladium and silver that can be recovered and outline a preliminary recovery process. In addition to the metallurgical test work, an exploration program is planned for the Boss Extension (see Figure -2, which can be found at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/422bxx_fig2.pdf) located between the Boss and Boss #2 workings where 13 showings of copper-gold-platinum-palladium-silver mineralization occurs within altered limestone over a horizontal distance of approximately 700 m and over a vertical interval of 200 m. Sampling of the fourth and fifth levels of the Oro Amigo mine is also warranted. Contingent on the results of the preliminary metallurgical test work a diamond drilling program is planned.

Boss Zone Results:

The results set out in the table below have been previously announced by Boxxer (see News Release dated March 26, 2008) and can be viewed at www.SEDAR.com. Continuous channel sampling across the interpreted width of the mineralized zone on the different levels in the Boss Mine and the Oro Amigo Mine indicates that the mineralization in the Boss zone is at least 53 m wide and in the Oro Amigo to be approximately 35 m wide.



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Boss Mine Interval copper gold platinum palladium silver
(m) (%) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t) (g/t)
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5th level 66 0.75 0.53 0.05 0.13 13.9
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3rd level 53 0.99 0.41 0.12 0.11 3.04
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Sample Preparation and Analysis:

The limits of the mineralized intervals were determined when more than three samples included in the sampling profile contain copper values below the cut-off. A cut-off of 1,000 parts per million (0.10%) copper cut-off was used to estimate the weighted average grade for the mineralized intervals. All samples were collected with a hammer and chisel. These samples represent continuous sampling of the material within the sample interval. Sample weights ranged from 2 to 4 kilograms and sample intervals ranged from 1 to 3.4 metres. All samples were prepared ALS Chemex laboratory in Winnemucca, Nevada. The channel samples were analyzed by ALS Chemex in Vancouver, British Columbia using PGM- ICP 23 for gold, platinum and palladium and ME-ICP41 for silver and copper and other metals. ALS Chemex's quality system complies with the requirements for the International Standards ISO9001:2000 and ISO 17025:1999. Analytical accuracy and precision are monitored by the use of international and in-house standards.

Quality Control

Boxxer follows a rigorous Quality Assurance/Quality Control program consisting of inserting blanks and duplicates into the sample stream submitted to the laboratory for analysis.

Elmer B. Stewart, MSc. P. Geol., President of Boxxer, is the Corporation's nominated Qualified Person pursuant to National Instrument #43-101, Standards for Disclosure for Mineral Projects, has reviewed the technical information disclosed in this news release.

About Boxxer Gold Corp.

Boxxer Gold is a Canadian junior resource company involved in the exploration of copper-gold porphyry and Iron-Oxide-Copper-Gold projects in the state of Nevada, and a shear hosted gold project located 110 kilometres north of Yellowknife NWT, Canada.

Forward Looking Statements: This news release contains forward - looking information including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations and potential mineral recovery processes. Forward - looking information includes disclosure regarding possible future events, conditions or results of operations that is based on assumptions about future economic conditions and courses of action, and therefore, involves inherent risks and uncertainties. For any forward looking information given, management has assumed that the analytical results it has received are reliable, and has applied geological interpretation methodologies which are consistent with industry standards. Although management has a reasonable basis for the conclusions drawn, actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. For such statements, we claim the safe harbour for future.

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