Richfield Ventures Corp. and Paget Minerals Increase Claim Holdings in the
Nechako Basin, BC

QUESNEL, BC, April 28 /CNW/ - Richfield Ventures Corp. (TSX.V:RVC) "Richfield" or the "Company" is pleased to announce an increase in claim holdings within the JV area of interest with Paget Minerals (TSX.V: PGS) ("Paget") in the Nechako Basin area of central British Columbia (see press release dated April 6, 2010).

Richfield claimed 2,820 hectares and Paget 14,159 hectares bringing the total land holdings held 100% by the joint venture to 91,057 hectares. Gold showings and surface geochemistry on the entire claim block provide immediate targets for field assessment with a view to rapidly advancing them to drill stage during the 2010 exploration program.

Richfield and Paget plan to initiate field programs in early May.

About Richfield Ventures Corp.

Richfield Ventures Corp. is a public mineral exploration company trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol RVC. Richfield has been actively acquiring and exploring mineral tenures in the Nechako Plateau regions of British Columbia.

On behalf of the Board of Directors of Richfield Ventures Corp.

"Peter Bernier"

Peter Bernier, President

Certain statements in this press release may be considered forward-looking information, including those relating to "plans" of the company. Such information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors -- including the availability of funds, the results of financing and exploration activities, the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data, project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses and other risks -- that may cause actual events to differ materially from current expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE RICHFIELD VENTURES CORP.

For further information: For further information: Peter Bernier, President, Richfield Ventures Corp., 101-242 Reid Street, Quesnel, BC, V2J 2M2, Toll Free 1-877-992-6644, Phone: (250) 992-6644, Fax: (250) 992-6643, pete@richfieldventures.ca, www.richfieldventures.ca

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