Molycor Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : MOR
PINK SHEETS : MLYFF
FRANKFURT : M1V

Molycor Gold Corp.

April 18, 2008 14:42 ET

Molycor Gold Corp. Closes Private Placement With Sextant Strategic Hybrid Hedge Resource Fund

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 18, 2008) - Molycor Gold Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MOR)(PINK SHEETS:MLYFF)(FRANKFURT:M1V) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated February 28, 2008 the Company has completed its non-brokered private placement of up to 5,555,555 units ("Units") of the Company at a price of $0.18 per Unit for aggregate proceeds of $1,000,000.

Each Unit consists of one common share (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one share for a period of two years at an exercise price of $0.22 per share.

In addition, the Company has paid to the finder a fee of $100,000 in cash equal to 10% of the aggregate proceeds from the private placement.

The total of shares and warrants issued pursuant to the private placement are subject to a hold period expiring August 16, 2008.

The proceeds of the Private Placement will be used for general working capital and exploration on the Company's manganese and gold properties in Nevada.

About Molycor Gold Corp.

Molycor is a diversified precious and base metal exploration and development company focusing on molybdenum exploration in British Columbia and gold exploration in Nevada.

On Behalf of Management

Larry Reaugh, Chief Executive Officer and Director

For all Molycor Gold Corp. investor relations needs, investors are asked to visit the Molycor Gold Corp. IR Hub at http://www.agoracom.com/ir/molycor where they can post questions and receive answers within the same day, or simply review questions and answers posted by other investors. Alternatively, investors are able to e-mail all questions and correspondence to mor@agoracom.com where they can also request addition to the investor e-mail list to receive all future press releases and updates in real time.

Visit our website to watch Larry Reaugh, CEO of Molycor Gold Corp's February 25, 2008 interview with Agoracom discussing high grade manganese discovery.

Also view his interview with Stanlie Hunt of SmartStox Talk Show. www.smartstox.com.

This news release may contain certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the TSX-Venture Exchange, the British Columbia Securities Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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