The Crows confirmed in a statement on Friday that the key forward would be unleashed this weekend.
Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks announced the decision to the players at a team meeting at the club on Friday morning.
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Thiltorpe impressed over the pre-season, most prolifically with a four-goal performance in a SANFL trial clash against Port Adelaide.
For those fantasy players in the house, Thiltorpe has forward status and sets you back $202,800 in SuperCoach (BE 40) and $268,000 in AFL Fantasy (BE 39).
Sunday’s official team line-ups will be announced on Saturday night at 6.20pm (all times AEST).
The Hawks will host the Crows at UTAS Stadium on Sunday at 12.30pm.