A Manjimup woman has described her “once-in-a-lifetime” experience after she played a part in the 2021 AFL grand final day. Raelene Osboine, 58, won a competition run by the AFL and Toyota which gave her a grand final ticket, free accommodation in Perth for the weekend and the opportunity to present the game ball to the umpires on the boundary line before the opening bounce at Optus Stadium on Saturday. Miss Osboine, pictured, said the entire experience of the day and the game felt “unreal”. “The atmosphere there, the fireworks, the show, everything, it was really, really well done,” she said. “Looking at all the crowd, with 61,000 people in there and seeing those teams run out on to the ground through their banners, the noise, it was just magic. “I think being a night match as well, twilight, the lighting in the stadium just made it so much better than the MCG — we were lucky to have it like that. “It was once in a lifetime,” she said. Miss Osboine won the competition after having a photo taken with the AFL premiership cup, and uploading it. The picture was displayed at Manjimup Toyota on the cup’s two-week tour of WA ahead of the grand final. Miss Osboine thanked Manjimup Toyota for making it happen. Melbourne were too strong in the final, beating the Bulldogs 21.14 (140) to 10.6 (66) to claim their first AFL/VFL premiership in 57 years.