Spark Networks® to Present at RBC Capital Markets North American Technology Conference

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 31, 2006 –Spark Networks plc (AMEX: LOV), a leading provider of online personals services, announced today that senior management will be presenting at the RBC Capital Markets North American Technology Conference.
The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, August 10, 2006 at 1:35 p.m. Pacific Time at The Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, California. The presentation will be webcast live. To access the webcast, go to:http://www.spark.net/investor.htm, under “Featured Events.”

About Spark Networks PLC:

Spark Networks’ American Depository Shares trade on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol “LOV,” and its Global Depositary Shares trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol “MHJG.” The Spark Networks portfolio of consumer websites includes, among others, JDate.com® (www.jdate.com), AmericanSingles®.com (www.americansingles.com), BlackSingles.com® (www.blacksingles.com), PrimeSingles™.net (www.primesingles.net), BBWPersonalsPlus™.com (www.bbwpersonalsplus.com) and Relationships.com™(www.relationships.com).

About RBC Capital Markets:

RBC Capital Markets is the corporate and investment banking arm of RBC Financial Group, the global brand name of Royal Bank of Canada. The firm is Canada’s leading underwriter of debt and equity securities and ranks among the top 10 M&A advisors in North America. It offers institutional clients a global reach in selected products and industry sectors with a strong focus on U.S. mid-market companies. Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank as measured by market capitalization and total assets. RBC is a leading diversified financial services company in North America with over 60,000 employees and 12 million clients through offices in some 30 countries worldwide. For additional information, please visit: http://www.rbccm.com

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For more information:

Media: Gail Laguna
+ 1 323 836 3000
Email: Media Relations
Investors: Mark Thompson
+ 1 323 836 3000
Email: Investor Relations