Host: Moray House Trust
Date: Monday 10th April 2017
Moray House Trust was delighted to host a talk by well-known sports commentator ‘Reds’ Perreira in April 2017.
1: Sports Tourism in Guyana: Reds Perreira discusses the idea of promoting sports tourism to Guyana.
You Tube Clip: https://youtu.be/qWVrcdf4EjU
2: Cricket in the 1950s: Reds talks a bit about the multiple cricket competitions in the 1950s, the vendors called ‘Base’ and ‘Barbadian Joe’ and a heckler called ‘Bowtie’. He also effortlessly recalls an over from a cricket match in 1953.
You Tube Clip: https://youtu.be/Vgnd-3oa8j4
3:Football in the 1950s
Reds Perreira looks at football clubs in the 1950s and recalls clubs like St. Barnabas and Victoria, players like Lewis ‘Water Boat’ Weithers and Man-Man Da Silva.
You Tube Clip: https://youtu.be/Gr8QgPM6iFU
4: Boxing in the midC20
Reds Perreira shares fond memories of Albouystown YMCA and a bustling boxing scene in the mid-twentieth century in Guyana.
You Tube Clip: https://youtu.be/zJagsN6iGXM
5: Horse-racing in Guyana
Horse-racing at Demerara Turf Club with Lloyd Luckhoo commentating. Another few anecdotes from Reds Perreira.
You Tube Clip: https://youtu.be/H1WY1_yePEc