Goldrush Resources Ltd.

Goldrush Resources Ltd.

April 20, 2006 09:30 ET

Goldrush Resources Ltd.: Second Private Placement Arranged for Burkina Faso Exploration Programs

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 20, 2006) - Goldrush Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:GOD) ("Goldrush" or the "Company") has arranged a non-brokered private placement of up to 1,000,000 units of its securities at a price of $0.27 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $270,000. Each unit will be comprised of one common share and one common share purchase warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional share at a price of $0.35 for a period of one year. Proceeds of the placement will be used to fund the Company's exploration programs in Burkina Faso, West Africa and for working capital purposes. Finder's fees may be payable in cash, shares and/or warrants with respect to certain subscribers and in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The financing is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and shares issued pursuant to the placement will be subject to a hold period of four months from the date of regulatory approval.

This financing is in addition to a private placement of up to C$3,250,000 announced on April 7, 2006. The two financings, if fully subscribed, will provide Goldrush with gross proceeds of up to C$3,520,000.

Goldrush has a Strategic Alliance Agreement with High River Gold Mines Ltd. (HRG:TSX) ("High River") under which Goldrush has acquired 21 exploration permits totaling approximately 4,690 square km in Burkina Faso, West Africa. Prior to the end of 2006, the Company intends to spend a total of US$2.2 million (C$2.6 million) on its West African exploration program. To date, the Company has advanced C$500,000 to initiate the exploration program.

For further information on Goldrush Resources Ltd., investors are invited to visit the Company's website at



Len Brownlie - President

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