Commander Resources Ltd.
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Commander Resources Ltd.

April 26, 2007 08:45 ET

Commander Resources Ltd.: Drilling on White Bear Confirms Bedrock Uranium Mineralization

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 26, 2007) - Commander Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:CMD) reports that drilling at both He2 and Doucette on the White Bear area of its Hermitage uranium project in southern Newfoundland intersected multiple intervals of uranium mineralization in bedrock in the vicinity of mineralized boulder trains. The Company completed 898 metres of drilling in six holes on the He2 target area and 1,232 metres in seven holes on the Doucette target area. An additional three holes remain to be drilled, two on the He1A and one at the He2 target. Refer to the Company's website for target locations.

Core samples from five holes at He2 and the final two holes from Blue Hills are in transit to the lab. Samples from the Doucette holes will be sent to the lab when ready. Detailed logging of the core for alteration and structure in the mineralized intervals is underway. The current drill program should be completed in about a week.

The He1A target, where we are drilling now, consists of numerous uranium-bearing boulders, nine of which assayed between 0.10 and 0.28% U3O8 in composite chip samples. The boulders show tight folding patterns, indicating potential for stratigraphic thickening in this area. The target also has a coincident radon gas anomaly which suggests a bedrock source is nearby.

At He2 the first four holes, drilled to test the source for the uranium-bearing boulders, intersected six separate uranium bearing horizons with weak to moderate radiometric responses over core lengths ranging from one to ten metres. Rocks encountered included fine-grained quartzite and metasediments with interbedded felsic volcanic units. Hole 5 tested an anomalous boulder field 200 metres southwest of the high grade boulders, but hit no radiometric anomalous zones. Hole 6 tested the western extension of radiometric zones encountered in holes 1 and 4 and cut several narrow, low radiometric zones at a higher stratigraphic level. One more hole is planned. The He2 target area consists of a 500 metre diameter airborne radiometric anomaly within which clusters of angular sedimentary boulders carried uranium values up to 3.1% U3O8 in composite chip samples.

At Doucette, located three kilometres east of He2, the target is highlighted by uranium values in angular magnetite-bearing boulders ranging up to 1.3% U3O8 (in composite chip samples). There is no outcrop in the area. Drilling has potentially established a key horizon as part of the source of the uranium mineralized boulders. Two holes intersected moderate to strong radiometric anomalies over short intervals with similar lithology as some of the boulders, but these were insufficient to account for the wide variety of lithologic zones seen in the boulder train. The radiometric zone in the drill holes is within a non-magnetic unit while the better uranium mineralization on surface is hosted in a related lithologic unit that is magnetic. We have not yet encountered magnetic or highly contorted radiometric zones as seen in local boulders.

Drill plan maps for both He-2 and Doucette will be posted to the Company's website when the analytical results are available.

The current drilling is part of a 3,000 metre first phase drill program (see Company's news release dated November 23, 2006) to asses the main geological and structural controls of five target areas, Troy's Pond, ST-129, Blue Hills Main, He2 and Doucette. Troy's Pond and ST-129 were drilled in late 2006 (results reported in a Company news release dated February 2, 2007) and the Blue Hills Main target was drilled earlier in the winter (results reported on April 9, 2007). An additional target, HE-1A, has been added, which will be tested with 2 short holes.

The Hermitage Project is well-located with a major highway and power line running through in environmentally benign barren lands near the south coast of Newfoundland. The port of Burgeo is located 30 kilometres to the south.

Bernard Kahlert, P.Eng, is the Company's Qualified Person under regulatory authorities N.I. 43-101.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors,

Kenneth Leigh, President & CEO

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