Robert H. Stan appointed to Western Warrior Board of Directors

    CALGARY, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - (TSX Venture: WWR) - Western Warrior Resources
Inc. ("Western Warrior") is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert H. Stan has
been appointed to the Board of Directors of Western Warrior.
    In connection with the change to the Board of Directors, the Audit
Committee of the Board has been reconstituted and is now comprised of Ross
Lawrence (Chair), Allan Dolan and Robert Stan.
    Mr. Stan has over 25 years experience in the Canadian coal industry
during which time he has developed an extensive knowledge of the international
coal industry and markets. He has held senior management positions with
several Canadian mining companies, including Fording Coal Limited, Westar
Mining Ltd. and Teck Corporation. Mr. Stan is the President and Chief
Executive Officer of Grande Cache Coal Corporation, a metallurgical coal
mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, positions which he has
held since February 2001 and September 2002, respectively. Mr. Stan obtained a
Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in 1976.
    Mr. Dolan, Chairman of Western Warrior commented, "We are very pleased
that Mr. Stan has agreed to join the Board of Directors and we look forward to
benefiting from the wealth of his experience in the mining industry."
    Western Warrior also announced today that it has granted options to
acquire an aggregate of 600,000 common shares of Western Warrior to directors,
officers, employees and consultants of the company at an exercise price of
$0.32 per share until October 2, 2012. Of these options, 50,000 have been
granted to each of the Chief Financial Officer and the Corporate Secretary, an
aggregate of 400,000 have been granted to non-executive directors of the
company and 100,000 have been granted to employees and consultants of the
company. The options vest as to 25% immediately and 25% on each of the six
month, twelve month and eighteen month anniversaries of the date of grant.

    About Western Warrior: Western Warrior is a Calgary-based,
multi-commodity, mineral exploration company with 100% ownership of properties
in Northern Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, and Valdez Alaska, encompassing a
total area of more than 402,700 hectares (4,027 km(2)). Western Warrior's
website address is

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For further information:

For further information: Western Warrior Resources Inc., Grant Hall,
President, Phone: (403) 543-2595, Fax: (403) 543-2599, Email:

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