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Rye Patch Gold Announces Stock Options Extensions

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- Rye Patch Gold Corp (TSX VENTURE: RPM)(OTCQX: RPMGF)(FRANKFURT: 5TN) (the "Company" or "Rye Patch") announces that the TSX Venture Exchange has approved an extension to the expiry date of stock options exercisable for 760,000 common shares that were originally granted for a 5 year term on August 21, 2009. Options for 300,000 common shares have been extended to December 31, 2014 and options for 460,000 common shares have been extended to August 21, 2019.

About Rye Patch Gold Corp.

Rye Patch Gold Corp. is a Tier 1, well-funded junior mining company with a royalty revenue stream from the operating Rochester silver mine and significant gold and silver resources, all located in the mining friendly state of Nevada, USA. The Company's seasoned management team is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of quality resource-based gold and silver projects. Rye Patch Gold US Inc. controls over 75 square kilometres (30 sq. miles) of land, and has a 3.4% Net Smelter Return (NSR) royalty from the Rochester silver mine along the Oreana trend located in west-central Nevada. The Company is aggressively developing gold and silver resources along this emerging trend, utilizing existing funds and cash flow from the NSR royalty which is fully leveraged to the price of gold and silver. In east central Nevada, Rye Patch Gold US Inc. is exploring 66 square kilometres of exploration land along the prolific Cortez trend contiguous to Barrick's new Goldrush deposit. The Company has established gold and silver resource milestones and time frames in order to build a premier resource development company. For more information about the Company, please visit our website at www.ryepatchgold.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

William C. (Bill) Howald, CEO & President

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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