Western Warrior Intersects Additional Gold from Drilling at the Wampum Prospect and Updates Ontario Exploration Programs



    CALGARY, June 18 /CNW/ - (TSX Venture: WWR) - Western Warrior Resources
Inc. ("Western Warrior") is pleased to provide an update from its ongoing
exploration programs in Ontario.

    
    HIGHLIGHTS

    -   2.12 g/t Au over 6.34 m intersected at Wampum; up to 5.75 g/t Au over
        0.55 m.

    -   Pipestone project structural interpretation identifies targets for
        follow up.

    -   Mapping and prospecting underway at Pipestone and Warclub.

    -   Claim staking completed at Warclub.

    -   3,000 metre diamond drill contract secured for September.

    -   Five new geologists engaged including senior staff members Rob Foy
        and Jerry Grant.
    

    Pipestone Update

    The project area is extensive, contains numerous historic gold
occurrences and covers most of the lands between the Cameron Lake deposit in
the north (Nuinsco Resources) and the Zone 17 deposit in the south (Rainy
River Resources). The Project hosts numerous gold occurrences including
several former mines at Bluff Point and Wampum, the current focus of work by
Western Warrior at Pipestone. A structural interpretation has been completed
with areas identified for follow up. Results from the last ten holes drilled
at Wampum in 2008 continue to be encouraging and are interpreted to be
indicative of a larger mineralized system in the area. Some of the better
results are as follows. Ground crews are currently mapping and sampling in
anticipation of a Fall drilling program.

    
    Hole        Samples        From (m)    To (m)   Length (m)(1)   g Au/t(2)
    ----        -------        --------    ------   -------------   ---------
    WL08-06     40264-40271       40.72     47.06        6.34          2.12
                40340            108.60    109.15        0.55          5.75
                40369            132.74    133.38        0.64          2.36
    WL08-07     40534            137.16    137.92        0.76          2.55
                40536, 40537     138.53    140.05        1.52          1.60
    WL08-08     40695-40701      132.59    137.62        5.03          1.75
    includes    40695, 40696     132.59    133.81        1.22          4.03
                40700, 40701     136.06    137.62        1.56          1.55
    WL08-15     41349, 41350      38.34     40.54        2.20          1.39

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    (1) Lengths are provided as drill intersected widths only. True widths
        have not been determined at this time.

    (2) Uncut assays only reported as g/t.
    


    Additional work is planned in conjunction with the regional Pipestone
program to establish the strike extent of the mineralized trend at Wampum.
Previously reported results from Wampum included 77.62 g Au/t from grab sample
in trench TR12, 10.53 g Au/t over 3.30 m from channel C6, and 3.57 g Au/t over
3.87 m intersected length in drill hole WL07-05 (News Release 25 March 2008).
    Locations for the last drill holes are as follows.

    
                  UTM                     Azimuth         Dip
    Hole        North(3)     UTM East    (degrees)     (degrees)   Length (m)
    ----        --------     --------    ---------     ---------   ----------
    WL08-06      5459600      463326          358         -45          152.4
    WL08-07      5459520      463327            4         -45          153.9
    WL08-08      5459521      463404          355         -45          164.6
    WL08-09      5459438      463399          358         -45          152.4
    WL08-10      5459438      463325            4         -45          100.6
    WL08-11      5459541      463327          178         -45           76.2
    WL08-12      5459611      462950          355         -45          152.4
    WL08-13      5459691      462951            4         -45          160.0
    WL08-14      5459770      462950            0         -45          167.6
    WL08-15      5459682      463339          358         -45          119.3

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    (3) Collar locations given as UTM NAD83 Canada Zone 15 metres.
    


    The southern portion of the Project area is under option to Rainy River
Resources whose minimum expenditure commitment is CAN $500,000 for 2008. Rainy
River Resources currently has a field team mapping and sampling on the option
with the intent to identify targets for drilling later in the field season.

    Warclub Update

    At the Warclub Project, staking in the southern area to capture
conductive targets interpreted from airborne electromagnetic surveys is
completed. Prospecting is underway in the northern portion and has identified
a magnetic "gabbroic" intrusion with coincident airborne electromagnetic
response. The team of field geologists will move to Warclub later in the
summer once Pipestone mapping is complete.

    Personnel Additions

    Geologists Rob Foy and Jerry Grant have joined the Western Warrior team.
Each brings more than two decades of exploration experience to the team having
worked extensively in Canada as well as South Africa, Zimbabwe, Norway and
Sweden. Three junior geologists are currently implementing mapping and
prospecting at Pipestone under their supervision. A critical number of
technical experts have now been established to progress the WWR portfolio.
    A 3,000 metre drill contract has been secured for September.

    Quality Control

    Drill core is logged and mineralized intervals are split on site at
Nestor Falls, Ontario, with split samples being shipped to Accurassay
Laboratories in Thunder Bay for sample prep and analysis. Gold is analyzed
utilizing the Fire Assay method with an AA finish on a 30g sample. The
drilling program was carried out under the direction of Allen Raoul,
Exploration Manager for Western Warrior at that time. The information in this
release was prepared under the direction of Rob Foy, P. Geo., Exploration
Manager for Western Warrior, a qualified person as defined by National
Instrument 43-101.

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

    Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements -

    This news release contains forward-looking statements concerning the
company's intention to complete additional exploration on its mineral
properties which are based on Western Warrior's current internal expectations.
These statements are not a guarantee of future performance and undue reliance
should not be placed on them. Such forward-looking statements necessarily
involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that are common to junior
mineral exploration companies. These risks and uncertainties include, among
other things, Western Warrior's need for additional funding to continue its
exploration efforts and changes in general economic, market and business
conditions. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements except as required by applicable securities laws.





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