Redhawk Resources, Inc.
TSX VENTURE : RDK
FRANKFURT : QF7

Redhawk Resources, Inc.

December 12, 2008 16:30 ET

Redhawk Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 12, 2008) - Redhawk Resources, Inc. ("Redhawk" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RDK)(FRANKFURT:QF7) is pleased to announce the appointment of R. Joe Sandberg, B.Sc., MBA, AIPG, to the Board of Directors. Joe Sandberg has been with Redhawk since 2004 and is currently the president of the Company and has been involved in exploration development and project management in the mining industry for over 40 years with the majority of that time focused on the southwest US mining district. Mr. Sandberg has a B.Sc. in Geology, an MBA and received his Certified Professional Geologist designation through the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He has extensive experience in both base metal and precious metals project development in open pit and underground situations. His previous experience includes various management positions with Franco Nevada Mining, Normandy Mining, and Newmont Mining.

The Board of Directors regrets to announce that Kalidas V. Madhavpeddi has resigned as a director of the Company in order to focus on a new business venture. The Board thanks Mr. Madhavpeddi for his contribution to Redhawk and wishes him well in his new opportunity.

The Board of Directors of Redhawk is now comprised of J. Stephen Barley, Darryl J. Yea, Steven C. Bastable, and R. Joe Sandberg.

About Redhawk

Redhawk is a Canadian-based resource exploration and development company with primary focus on the accelerated development of its advanced stage Copper Creek copper-molybdenum project in San Manuel, Arizona. The Company also has two gold/silver properties in Nevada.

The 100% owned Copper Creek property consists of approximately seven square miles of almost totally contiguous patented and unpatented mining claims and state prospecting permits, located about 70 miles northeast of Tucson, Arizona and about 15 miles east of San Manuel. The property is in the prolific southwest US porphyry copper belt at the projected intersection of a major northwest belt of porphyry copper deposits or mines (Ray, Miami/Globe, Superior/Resolution, Johnson Camp) and a major east-northeast belt of porphyry deposits (San Manuel/Kalamazoo, Silver Bell, Lakeshore, Safford, Morenci). The property is within sight of the former BHP Kalamazoo/San Manuel copper smelter and mine and within 30 miles of an existing operating copper smelter. The area is a mining friendly and politically secure location with excellent and readily accessible infrastructure.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

J. Stephen Barley, Managing Director

The forward-looking information contained in this press release is made as of the date of this press release and, except as required by applicable law, Redhawk does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the included forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. By its very nature, such forward-looking information requires Redhawk to make assumptions that may not materialize or that may not be accurate. This forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, levels of activity and achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such information.

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

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