Goldrush Resources Ltd.

Goldrush Resources Ltd.

September 20, 2007 18:08 ET

Goldrush Appoints Vice-President of Corporate Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 20, 2007) - Goldrush Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GOD) ("Goldrush" or, "the Company") and Mr. Len Brownlie, Ph.D., President and CEO, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Donald Grant Willoughby to the position of Vice-President of Corporate Development for the Company effective as of September 1, 2007. Mr. Willoughby has served as a director or senior officer of several public companies, most recently as President and CEO of Petra Resources Corporation from 1997 - 2001. Additionally, Mr. Willoughby has owned and operated a number of private businesses and he is currently President of Hiwill Ventures Inc., a private investment company. The Company will grant Mr. Willoughby options to purchase up to 300,000 common shares of the Company at a purchase price acceptable to both Goldrush's Board of Directors and the TSX Venture Exchange. The options will vest over a period of three years, in accordance with the terms of the Company's stock option plan.

Mr. Willoughby will be working from Goldrush's new Toronto office located at Suite 1700 - 155 University Avenue. In addition to performing corporate development and investor relations functions on behalf of the Company, Mr. Willoughby will serve as Goldrush's local liaison with the Company's strategic partner High River Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX:HRG), which also has its head office in Toronto, and co-ordinate other corporate activities in Eastern Canada as directed by Dr. Brownlie. Contact details for Mr. Willoughby and Goldrush's Toronto office have been posted on the Company's website at

About Goldrush: Goldrush is a mineral exploration company focused on gold exploration in Burkina Faso, West Africa with an established organization of people and projects to enable aggressive growth. Through a strategic alliance with High River Gold Mines Ltd. Goldrush can utilize High River's processing facilities and infrastructure without incurring all the capital costs associated with developing a standalone mine, thereby enhancing Goldrush's gold discoveries within trucking distance of the processing facility.



Len Brownlie - President

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Except for statements of historical fact relating to the company, certain information contained herein constitutes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan", "expect", "project", "intend", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. These factors include the inherent risks involved in the exploration and development of mineral properties, the uncertainties involved in interpreting drilling results and other geological data, fluctuating metal prices, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses, uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future and other factors. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward looking statements.

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