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Balmoral Announces Appointment of Mr. Graeme Currie as a Director of the Company

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/14/14 -- Balmoral Resources Ltd. ("Balmoral" or the "Company") (TSX:BAR)(OTCQX:BALMF) is very pleased to announce that Mr. Graeme Currie has joined the Company as a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 13, 2014. Mr. Currie most recently served as Director, Investment Banking at CanaccordGenuity Limited where he concentrated specifically on the junior mining sector. He retired from Canaccord in August 2012. Prior to his role in investment banking Mr. Currie was with Canaccord as a Senior Mining Analyst for over 22 years, focussing specifically on the junior mining sector. Mr. Currie brings to the Board over three decades of experience evaluating junior exploration and development companies worldwide and extensive knowledge of the capital markets as they relate to the mineral exploration and development industry.

Mr. Currie will replace Mr. Henk Van Alphen on the Board of Directors. Mr. Van Alphen has advised the Company that he will resign from his duties as a director of Balmoral, effective January 31, 2014 to concentrate more of his time on the affairs of TSX listed Cardero Resource Corp., where he is President and CEO. Balmoral would like to thank Mr. Van Alphen for his contribution to the Company since its inception, and to wish him the very best in his future endeavours.

"We are very pleased to add Graeme's capital markets expertise, analytical experience and energy to the Board as we move the Company's Detour Gold Trend discoveries forward," said Darin Wagner, President and CEO of Balmoral. "We will miss Henk's entrepreneurial spirit and thank him for his efforts over the last three years."

About Balmoral Resources Ltd. - www.balmoralresources.com

Balmoral is a Canadian-based precious metal exploration and development company focused on the delineation and continued expansion of high-grade gold discoveries along the Detour Gold Trend in Quebec, Canada. With a philosophy of creating value through the drill bit and with a focus on proven productive precious metal belts, Balmoral is following an established formula with a goal of maximizing shareholder value through discovery and definition of high-grade, Canadian gold assets.

On behalf of the board of directors of BALMORAL RESOURCES LTD.

Darin Wagner, President and CEO

This press release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively, "forward looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including statements regarding the anticipated content, commencement, duration and cost of exploration programs, anticipated exploration program results, the discovery and delineation of mineral deposits/resources/reserves, the timing of the receipt of assay results, and business and financing plans and trends, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate and similar expressions or are those which, by their nature, refer to future events. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include those related to weather, equipment and staff availability; performance of third parties; risks related to the exploration stage of the Company's projects; market fluctuations in prices for securities of exploration stage companies and in commodity prices; and uncertainties about the availability of additional financing; risks related to the Company's ability to identify one or more economic deposits on the properties, and variations in the nature, quality and quantity of any mineral deposits that may be located on the properties; risks related to the Company's ability to obtain any necessary permits, consents or authorizations required for its activities on the properties; and risks related to the Company's ability to produce minerals from the properties successfully or profitably. Trading in the securities of the Company should be considered highly speculative. All of the Company's public disclosure filings may be accessed via www.sedar.com and readers are urged to review these materials, including the latest technical reports filed with respect to the Company's mineral properties.

This press release is not, and is not to be construed in any way as, an offer to buy or sell securities in the United States.

Contacts:
Balmoral Resources Ltd.
John Toporowski
Manager, Corporate Development
(604) 638-5815 or Toll Free: (877) 838-3664
jtoporowski@balmoralresources.com
www.balmoralresources.com

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