Southern Star Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SSR

Southern Star Resources Inc.

September 19, 2005 10:25 ET

Terry MacGibbon Appointed To Southern Star Board Of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 19, 2005) - Southern Star Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SSR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry MacGibbon to its board of directors. Mr. MacGibbon is a registered professional geologist with over 30 years of world wide experience in the mining industry. He is President and CEO of FNX Mining Company Inc., a Toronto-based TSX and AMEX listed mining company that explores, develops and mines nickel, copper and precious metal deposits in the Sudbury mining district in Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining FNX Mining, Mr. MacGibbon was employed for three decades by Inco Limited; culminating in him directing Inco's Sudbury, North American and World Wide exploration activities. Mr. MacGibbon has held directorships and senior executive positions in several TSX and TSX Venture mining companies, including Wilanour Resources, a former Red Lake, ON gold producer.

In recognition of bringing FNX Mining from a junior exploration company to an emerging, profitable, mid-sized mining company in just three years, Mr. MacGibbon was awarded the prestigious 2004 Mine Developer of the Year Award by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.

John Tait, President, Southern Star Resources Inc. stated "We are very pleased to have Terry join our board. In addition to his world-wide mining experience and his success transforming FNX Mining from a junior resource company to a producer, Terry was a senior executive and board member of the former Wilanour Resources and brings to Southern Star his extensive experience in the Red Lake gold district."

Mr. MacGibbon has been granted 350,000 options to acquire common shares of Southern Star.

Shares Outstanding: 37,266,378

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

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