Red Bend has progressed to the final eight teams competing for the NSW Combined Catholic College Cup.
The Forbes team defeated James Sheahan (Orange) and St John’s Dubbo in the western rounds, for a spot in the round of 16.
Red Bend then hosted St Pat’s Sutherland and won a close, hard-fought game 24-16.
Try scorers for the College were Tom Maguire, Tom Hopkins, Ben Lovett and Tom Toohey, with goals to Cooper Neilsen 3/3 and Ray Towney 1/1.
Best and Fairest points went to 3 Ben Lovett 2 Kyle McClenahan 1 Jack Hartwig.
Red Bend contest the finals at St Mary’s on August 29.
Red Bend 1 Benjamin Glasheen 2 Jack Smith 3 Ben Davis 4 Iszac Bell 5 Tom Maguire 6 Cooper Neilsen 7 Tom Toohey 8 Aaron Mawhinney 9 Campbell Woolnough 10 Haydn Raumati 11 Kyle McClenahan 12 Ben Lovett 13 Tom Hopkins 14 Zeke Hartwig 15 Harrison Leadbitter 16 Bill Ryan 17 Jack Hartwig 18 Ray Towney 19 Mitch Rubie 20 Tom Phillips.