Twitter users have a ball saying bye to Heyneke Meyer

Saru announced that the Bok coach has decided to step aside from his position.

Heyneke Meyer. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG - Springbok coach Heyneker Meyer has decided to step aside from his position.

The decision was announced by the South African Rugby Union that Meyer would not renew his contract which expires on 31 December this year.

Meyer's career as the Springbok coach has been under careful scrutiny by pundits, and has received major criticism for the team's style of play and lack of transformation.

User on Twitter have reacted to the coach's decision with zest.

What a day! Heyneke Meyer quits as @Springboks coach and #OscarPistorius convicted of murder.

As if Oscar's case overturn wasn't enough good news for the day, Heyneke Meyer quits as Springboks coach!

But honestly though, Heyneke Meyer was suffering from delusions of grandeur.

Heyneke Meyer quits on the same day #OscarPistorius is found guilty. He should be found guilty of murdering Bok rugby.

Heyneke Meyer has resigned as Springbok coach.

Heyneke Meyer resigned.