DEVON Sharks are in good shape for this weekend's Grand Final qualifier against North Devon Raiders after cruising to a 38-18 win over Plymouth Titans.
It was the last game of the regular season in the South West Conference and assured Sharks of second place behind unbeaten champs Cornish Rebels.
Sharks will be at home to third-placed Raiders in the Grand Final eliminator, although it has not been decided whether the game will take place on Saturday or Sunday.
Sharks made a fantastic start when Joe Briggs was tackled just short and with one tackle remaining Jake Chapman collected the ball and threw a wonder pass to full-back Ollie Hill who bounced off a tackler and scored in the corner.
The Torquay side went further ahead when Kiwi Jacob Stirling took a pass to score near the corner.
Titans then got back into the game after 30 minutes when Danny Luffman scored near the posts with Ozzy Flowers kicking the conversion.
The impressive Briggs edged Sharks six points ahead when he collected the ball and forced his way over the tryline near the posts. Ashley Ansermoz converted.
Sharks were putting Titans under severe pressure and it was no surprise when Mark Molyneux found himself in space on the right wing and dived over for his first try of the season.
Titans came back with a try of their own when Rob Owles broke clear and ran in from the wing behind the posts to score. Flowers' conversion left a score in it at the break.
Titans had a promising spell after the break without putting points on the board.
Sharks forced their way back and Dan Davis went over. From the restart Chapman fed Davis who spotted a gap in the defence to score.
The outstanding Flowers scored near the posts and added the extra two points to take his personal tally for the match to 10 points. There was now just four points between the teams as the game entered its final quarter.
On 67 minutes Jake Chapman left Titans defenders in his wake to touchdown under the posts and give Ansermoz an easy two points.
When Ansermoz fed Davis 15 metres out he outpaced the defenders to score his second try of the game. With the successful conversion the reigning champions found themselves 16 points ahead.
Finally, from a tap penalty Ansermoz found Matt Hodgson who threw a magnificent pass missing out two players and find Hill who raced in to score his 12th try of the season.