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San Gold Closes Purchase of Properties from Opawica Explorationsom Opawica Explorations

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 2012) - San Gold Corporation (SGR.TO) (SGRCF) ("San Gold") today announced the closing of the Company''s previously announced purchase of a 100% interest in three mineral properties from Opawica Explorations Inc. ("Opawica").

The final closing of the transaction is subject to the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Cautionary Note

No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein. This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements". All statements, other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding forecast gold production, gold grades, recoveries, cash operating costs, potential mineralization, mineral resources, mineral reserves, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of San Gold, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to mining and processing of mined ore, achieving projected recovery rates, anticipated production rates and mine life, operating efficiencies, costs and expenditures, changes in mineral resources and conversion of mineral resources to proven and probable mineral reserves, and other information that is based on forecasts of future operational or financial results, estimates of amounts not yet determinable and assumptions of management.