LONGUEUIL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - July 18, 2011) - Reunion Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:RGD) announces that Mr. Bruce McLeod has resigned as a director of the company as a result of his new responsibilities as President and CEO of Mercator Minerals Ltd. Mr. McLeod has been a member of the board of directors since 2004. The board will be searching for a candidate to fill in the vacancy.

David Fennell, Chairman of the board, commented, "On behalf of Reunion Gold, we thank Mr. McLeod for his contributions to the company over the years and we wish him the very best in his future endeavours."

About the Company

Reunion Gold Corporation is an exploration company focused on acquiring and exploring mineral projects in the Guiana Shield in South America. The Company has assembled a large, strategic land position in North-western Guyana and Eastern Suriname. In September 2010, the Company obtained four prospecting licenses to conduct exploration and development for manganese in the North West District of Guyana over an area of 45,729 acres within and around the former manganese mines at Matthews Ridge and Pipiani, which closed in 1968. Additional information about the Company is available through regular filings and press releases on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and on the Company's website at www.reuniongold.com.

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Contact Information:

Reunion Gold Corporation
James Crombie
President and Chief Executive Officer
450.677.2601 (FAX)