X-Cal Resources Ltd.
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X-Cal Resources Ltd.

September 17, 2007 08:00 ET

X-Cal Resources Ltd.: West Wood Intercepts and Favorable Horizons at Sleeper

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2007) - X-Cal Resources (TSX:XCL) is pleased to announce drill intercepts from the West Wood Area, Sleeper Gold Project, Humboldt County, Nevada:



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FROM TO LENGTH Au FROM TO LENGTH Au
HOLE feet feet feet opt meters meters meters gpT
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XW-07-60 540 573 33 0.107 165 175 10 3.669
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573 599 26 0.050 175 183 8 1.714
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646 688 42 0.068 197 210 13 2.331
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765 787 22 0.130 233 240 7 4.457
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836 845 9 0.141 255 258 3 4.834
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850 915 65 0.135 259 279 20 4.629
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915 950 35 0.043 279 290 11 1.474
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XW-07-65 660 675 15 0.190 201 206 5 6.514
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1170 1200 30 0.062 357 366 9 2.126
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1340 1370 30 0.060 408 418 9 2.057
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XW-07-71 875 910 35 0.133 267 277 11 4.560
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XW-07-68 310 375 65 0.070 94 114 20 2.400
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415 430 15 0.112 126 131 5 3.840
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535 570 35 0.055 163 174 11 1.886
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XW-07-73 490 510 20 0.034 149 155 6 1.166
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510 530 20 0.110 155 162 6 3.771
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530 560 30 0.057 162 171 9 1.954
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560 590 30 0.121 171 180 9 4.149
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590 645 55 0.050 180 197 17 1.714
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XW-07-52 792 803 11 0.175 241 245 3 6.000
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XW-07-61 522 563 41 0.030 159 172 12 1.029
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652 661 9 0.067 199 201 3 2.297
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690 715 25 0.064 210 218 8 2.194
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771 786 15 0.093 235 240 5 3.189
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The above new West Wood drill intercepts are part of definition-drilling programs which are taking place at Sleeper to quantify mineralization in NI-43-101 terms.

The 2007 X-CAL Annual Report contains assay highlights from previous West Wood Area drilling and explains how a current geologic breakthrough has pointed to favorable strata/horizons that should be drilled in the Sleeper Mine Site Area.

The following chart shows assay highlights from previous drilling in the West Wood Area.



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FROM TO LENGTH Au FROM TO LENGTH Au
HOLE feet feet feet opt meters meters meters gpT
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WW-01-03 730 810 80 0.198 223 247 24 6.780
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WW-04-03 730 925 195 0.132 223 282 59 4.519
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WW-08-04 702 889 188 0.207 214 271 57 7.109
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WW-10-04 848 880 32 0.216 258 268 10 7.407
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WW-10-04 920 1022 103 0.173 280 312 31 5.925
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WW-14-04 374 409 35 0.145 114 125 11 4.984
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WW-14-04 825 1035 209 0.311 252 315 64 10.676
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WW-17-04 939 1008 69 0.202 286 307 21 6.923
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WW-18-04 649 739 90 0.308 198 225 27 10.552
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WW-22-04 766 786 20 0.181 233 240 6 6.197
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WW-25-04 1030 1058 28 0.152 314 322 8 5.219
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WW-27-04 890 938 48 0.130 271 286 14 4.445
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WW-27-04 1016 1038 22 0.852 310 316 7 29.208
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WW-27-04 1045 1075 30 0.105 319 328 9 3.615
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WW-31-04 850 920 70 0.144 259 280 21 4.941
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WW-32-04 560 580 20 0.114 171 177 6 3.917
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WW-33-04 625 685 60 0.110 191 209 18 3.764
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WW-33-04 775 800 25 0.118 236 244 8 4.030
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WW-33-04 838 905 68 0.185 255 276 21 6.328
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WW-33-04 985 1020 35 0.203 300 311 11 6.965
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WW-34-05 607 645 38 0.209 185 197 12 7.172
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M0926 710 735 25 0.222 216 224 8 7.605
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M0927 695 725 30 0.125 212 221 9 4.297
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M0938 635 685 50 0.102 194 209 15 3.480
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M0939 730 745 15 0.114 223 227 5 3.897
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PPW0024 380 410 30 0.228 116 125 9 7.818
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PPW0165 650 670 20 0.147 198 204 6 5.049
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PPW0167 340 365 25 0.156 104 111 8 5.335
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PPW0167 740 765 25 0.210 226 233 8 7.194
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S1581 790 840 50 0.104 241 256 15 3.549
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S1583 720 745 25 0.997 219 227 8 34.187
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S1591 815 875 60 0.243 248 267 18 8.347
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S1593 1055 1165 110 0.633 322 355 34 21.718
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S1603 735 770 35 0.246 224 235 11 8.426
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TM0077 100 120 20 0.138 30 37 6 4.732
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XC-07-07 685 752 67 0.129 209 229 20 4.427
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XW-07-60 540 573 33 0.107 165 175 10 3.669
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XW-07-60 765 787 22 0.130 233 240 7 4.457
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XW-07-60 836 845 9 0.141 255 258 3 4.834
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XW-07-60 850 915 65 0.135 259 279 20 4.629
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XC-07-09 140 150 10 0.190 43 46 3 6.514
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XW-07-65 660 675 15 0.190 201 206 5 6.514
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XW-07-71 875 910 35 0.133 267 277 11 4.560
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XW-07-68 415 430 15 0.112 126 131 5 3.840
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The importance of the above West Wood assays and their relevance to ongoing exploration of favorable strata/horizons at Sleeper is explained with text and graphics in the current X-CAL Annual Report.

The elevation where West Wood occurs is prospective along the entire west side of the Sleeper pit.

Drill core from initial holes into the NW Target, located 1500 meters north of West Wood, has anomalous gold values and is similar in appearance to West Wood. The new Annual Report contains a color photograph of the encouraging NW Target drill core (silicified-sulphide-breccia). The report also contains a long-section, which shows the prospective horizon between West Wood & the NW Target.

Ongoing definition drilling at Sleeper is aimed at three areas: the "Facilities Area", "West Wood" and above-ground mineralization in the "Heap Leach Pads".

Readers are encouraged to view the new 2007 X-CAL Annual Report online for graphics and project overview, as well as the NI-43-101 Technical Report on the Sleeper Gold Project, at www.x-cal.com or on SEDAR.

The contents of this release have been reviewed by Robert Thomason, M.Sc., who is a "Qualified Person" as defined by NI-43-101.

Shawn Kennedy, President

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This release and related documents may contain certain "forward-looking statements" including, but not limited to, statements relating to interpretation of drilling results and potential mineralization, future exploration work at the Sleeper Gold Project, the Mill Creek Gold Project, the Reese River Project and the Spring Valley Area Project and the expected results of this work. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation: risks related to fluctuations in gold prices; uncertainties related to raising sufficient financing to fund the planned work in a timely manner and on acceptable terms; changes in planned work resulting from weather, logistical, technical or other factors; the possibility that results of work will not fulfill expectations and realize the perceived potential of the Sleeper Gold Project, the Mill Creek Gold Project, the Reese River Project and the Spring Valley Area Project; uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drilling results and other tests; the possibility that required permits may not be obtained in a timely manner or at all; risk of accidents, equipment breakdowns or other unanticipated difficulties or interruptions; the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated expenses in the work program; the risk of environmental contamination or damage resulting from the exploration operations at the Sleeper Gold Project, the Mill Creek Gold Project, the Reese River Project and the Spring Valley Area Project.

Forward-looking statements contained in this release and related documents are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of management on the date the statements are made. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove accurate. Actual results may differ materially from those anticipated or projected. X-Cal Resources Ltd. and X-Cal USA, Inc. undertake no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

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