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GWR Announces Latest Exploration Results at Lac La Hache Property and New Exploration Strategy

July 10, 2009


ARMSTRONG, BRITISH COLUMBIA - GWR Resources Inc. (TSX Venture: GWQ) is pleased to report initial results from five of seven holes drilled to follow-up previously reported high grade gold-copper within hydrothermal breccia in hole AZS08-07 (see News Release dated Dec. 9, 2008), targeted on a modeled, deep Induced Polarization (IP) response. The work on the Aurizon South Zone was one of several recommendations made in a 43-101 report filed yesterday on SEDAR (www.sedar.com), prepared by GWR’s former geologist.

Lac La Hache Program Strategy

Similar to many other properties, the Lac La Hache property has a long exploration history. Historical drilling has used conventional exploration models, soil geochemistry, induced polarization (IP), trenching, bedrock mapping and geochemistry, resulting in discovery of skarn-hosted and several porphyry copper-gold zones within or adjacent to monzonitic intrusions. A new strategy, incorporating deeper-sensing IP, new soil geochemical methods and integration of the commonly shallow-drilled historical results, will target specific areas where deeper, potentially economic zones are indicated. New geological, structural and alteration features recognized during large, focused drilling programs in 2007-2008 (mainly Peach 1, Peach 2 and Aurizon areas) support a new, property-specific model, wherein rock type, alteration style/intensity and geophysical responses are integrated with the historical results to predict extensions to existing zones or possibly deeper mineralization lying below existing drilling. For one example, alteration and mineralization reported in historical drilling within the Ann North prospect can now be placed within the model, in relation to new deep IP and improved geological/structural interpretation, suggesting valid new exploration targets northeast of currently defined copper-gold mineralization.

2009 Exploration

The initial focus in 2009 has been drill testing of the high gold values within Aurizon South. This first phase is nearing completion, and available results are reported below. New detailed bedrock mapping has also been completed in specific areas. Targets defined in other areas on the property, such as Ann Northeast extension, Central Aurizon extension and the Jack Claims, will be re-evaluated along with the latest Aurizon South results to determine highest potential targets. Additional bedrock geological mapping, Mobile Metal Ion(R) soil sampling and drilling will be completed.

Phase 1 Update: Aurizon South Drilling

The IP anomaly at Aurizon South can be described as a 300 m (N-S) by 70 m (E-W) chargeability high (up to 10 millvolts per volt). The 2009 drilling has targeted two sections across this trend, where previous drilling cut high gold values on lines 7800N and 7600N.

As reported on June 3, 2009, hole AZS09-11 was collared 25 m east of AZS08-07 (Line 7800 area) at the same collar dip (-60 degrees), but steepened during drilling and was terminated prematurely at 498 m due to stuck NQ drill rods, within similar-looking mineralized hydrothermal breccia. This confirmed the interpreted projection of the structure approximately 300 m vertically below its intersection in AZS08-07 and AZS08-10. Assays have now been received for the NQ portion of the hole (see Assay Table below) and the Company is pleased that the bottom 3.9 m of NQ core contain higher gold values than the corresponding upper breccias in AZS08-07. Drilling continues using BQ rods, to test the extent and tenor of the breccia.

Hole AZS09-13 was positioned 25 m north of AZS08-7, intersected strong alteration, moderate mineralization (see Assay Table below), and appears to define the top of interpreted NE plunging zone. This interpretation was subsequently confirmed by the results of AZS09-15 (25 m east of AZS09-13) which cut a 2 m interval containing over 12 gpt Au and 1.8% Cu, within a 28 m intersection (see Assay Table below).

Hole AZS09-17 was drilled approximately 180 m grid north of hole AZS09-15, to confirm deep mineralization in AZ08-063 (ended in mineralization grading 1.57 gpt Au and 0.80 % Cu over 2.6 m) located along the eastern side of the Aurizon Zone. Assays are pending.

AZS09-12 was collared 200 m south (Line 7600 area) of AZS08-07, representing a significant step-out along the Aurizon South deep IP anomaly. It was drilled to test below encouraging results in (shallow) hole 94-01, which had a long intersection of breccia containing up to 0.49 % Cu and gold up to 11.4 gpt. The new hole intersected mineralized (see Assay Table below) hydrothermal breccia approximately 50-60 m vertically below 94-01, and a deeper second breccia zone at 510-530 m down-hole, with stronger alteration (pyrite + calcite + chlorite + albite) than in 94-01.

AZS09-14 was collared 45 m E of AZS09-12, intersecting several strong but narrow Cu-Au zones separated by unmineralized sections, over a 58 m interval. The core showed intense alteration, hydrothermal breccia and abundant pyrite. A trend of increasing alteration, from 94-01 to AZS09-12 and AZS09-14, was noted.

AZS09-16 was collared 110 m west of AZS09-12, to test the interpreted upward extension of the deep IP anomaly on this section. The results indicate the shallow IP is associated with strong pyritic (propylitic alteration. Assays are pending.

GWR is encouraged by these results, which demonstrate relationships between the IP anomalies, alteration patterns, hydrothermal breccias and copper-gold mineralization. These suggest new drill targets within the Aurizon South gold-copper zone, at possibly shallower depths in untested areas. Future drilling will continue to define this trend.

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                NAD 83 Zone 10
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    Hole          E       N     tion  Dip  (m)   (%) (gpt) (m)  From    To
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    AZS09-11(*) 618123 5757791   270 -60.5 (*)    -   0.55 9.0 445.0   454.0
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    (*)drilling continues                       0.18  0.92 3.9 495.0 498.9(*)
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    AZS09-12   617970  5757618   270  -60 593.4 1.06  2.13   4   212     216
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                                                0.62  1.20  18   510     528
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                                                0.35  2.29   4   510     514
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    AZS09-13   618090  5757816   270  -61 424.3 0.17  0.62  18   342     360
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    AZS09-14   618015  5757618   270  -61 654.1 0.22  0.26  58   303     361
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                                                incl
    (*)additional assays pending                0.48  0.52   6   355     361
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    AZS09-15(*) 618116 5757816   270  -61 593.4 0.59  2.47  26   420     446
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    (*)additional assays pending                0.34  0.45   8   420     428
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                                                1.19  5.98   8   432     440
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    AZS09-16   617856  5757618   270  -60 358.7          assays pending
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    AZS09-17   618102  5757996   270  -73 575.1          assays pending
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The Company maintains a quality assurance/quality control program that conforms to the requirements of National Instrument 43-101. Rob Shives, P.Geo., is the Qualified Person (as defined by NI43-101) who accepts responsibility for the technical content of this news release.

This press release may contain “forward-looking statements”. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these “forward looking statements”

About GWR Resources Inc.

GWR RESOURCES INC. is an active mineral exploration company, currently exploring multiple zones containing commercial grades of copper and gold within its large Lac La Hache copper-gold porphyry project. GWR’s project is in the prolific Quesnel Trough area of British Columbia, between producing mines at Imperial Metals’ Mt. Polley Copper-Gold Mine and New Gold Inc.’s New Afton Copper-Gold project (Teck-Cominco’s legendary Afton mine). The Lac La Hache project is well-served by rail, road and power infrastructure.

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