Skyline Gold Corporation

Skyline Gold Corporation

August 31, 2010 09:00 ET

Skyline Announces Appointment of Director Mr. Patrick Soares

RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 31, 2010) - Skyline Gold Corporation (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SK) is pleased to announce that Mr. Patrick Soares, P.Geo. has been appointed as a member of the Board of Directors.

Mr. Soares, a professional geologist, most recently served as the President and CEO of Brett Resources Inc. ("Brett"). From November of 2007 when he assumed his position at Brett, Mr. Soares and his team focused their efforts on building Brett's Hammond Reef Project. The Hammond Reef resource grew from 1.8 million ounces to more than 6.7 million ounces of gold. This growth in resource, combined with the positive results of a preliminary assessment on the project, led to Brett's market capitalization increasing from approximately $54 million to approximately $444 million in May 2010 when Brett was acquired by Osisko Mining Corp.

Prior to his joining Brett, Mr. Soares worked in the field of investor relations, corporate development, and as a geologist. Companies he has worked with include: Sutton Resources Ltd., acquired by Barrick Gold in 1999, EuroZinc Mining Corp., now part of Lundin Mining Corporation and Aurizon Mines Ltd. Mr. Soares has a combined nine years experience as project and mine geologist at the Ulu and Lupin mines in the North West Territories.

Mr. Soares is also on the Board of Edgewater Exploration Ltd.



Clifford Grandison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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