/R E P E A T -- Cluff Gold plc ("Cluff Gold" or "the Company") - Cluff Gold begins Trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange/

    LONDON, England, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - Cluff Gold (TSX:CGF; AIM:CLF) is pleased
to announce that the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has granted approval for
the listing of 96,851,331 ordinary shares of 1p each in the Company ("Ordinary
Shares") to begin trading under the symbol "CGF" effective immediately.
    Cluff Gold's Ordinary Shares will continue to be quoted and traded on AIM
and trading on the TSX is intended to enhance investor choice, improve
liquidity for shareholders and provide greater access to investors.
    Cluff Gold's principal listing document as well as the technical reports
prepared by SRK Consulting (UK) Ltd for the Angovia Gold Mine in Côte
d'Ivoire, the Kalsaka Gold Mine in Burkina Faso and the Baomahun Gold Project
in Sierra Leone can be found on www.sedar.com or www.cluffgold.com.

    About Cluff Gold plc

    Cluff Gold is focused on the identification, acquisition and development
of gold deposits in West Africa that are amenable to open-pit mining and low
cost production techniques. The Company has assembled a portfolio of mineral
interests at various stages of development in Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso,
Sierra Leone, Mali and Ghana. Cluff Gold progressed from being an explorer to
a producer in Q1, 2008 and is expected to produce 100,000 ounces of gold on an
annualised basis from 2009 from its Angovia Gold Mine in Côte d'Ivoire and
from its Kalsaka Gold Mine in Burkina Faso. Cluff Gold is incorporated and
registered as company number 04822520 in England and Wales, under the
Companies Act 1985 of England and Wales, as amended.

    This press release includes "forward-looking statements". Words such as
"anticipates", "expects", "intends", "plans", "forecasts", "projects",
"budgets", "believes", "seeks", "estimates", "could", "might", "should" and
similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. All statements other
than statements of historical facts included in this press release, including,
without limitation, those regarding Cluff Gold's business strategy and plans
and objectives of management for future operations and acquisition
opportunities, are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements
involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors
which could cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Cluff
Gold or the markets and economies in which Cluff Gold operates to be
materially different from future results, performance or achievements
expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could
cause actual results or events to differ from current expectations include,
among other things, political, regulatory and economic risks and other risks
involved in the mineral exploration industry. Cluff Gold believes that the
assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable;
however, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance
and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such statements due to the
inherent uncertainty therein. Cluff Gold does not assume any responsibility to
update any of such forward-looking statements, save as required by relevant
law or regulatory authority.

For further information:

For further information: JG Cluff, Chairman, Cluff Gold plc, +44 (0) 207
340 9790; David Youngman/Katy Mitchell, WH Ireland Limited, +44 (0) 161 832
2174; Joanna Longo, Investor Relations (Canada), The Equicom Group, (416)
815-0700 ext 233, jlongo@equicomgroup.com; Simon Robinson, Investor Relations
(U.K.), Farm Street Communications Ltd, +44 (0) 207 099 2212,

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