It is Kenya's loss but South Africa's gain that Paul Treu has now joined the coaching staff at Western Province and the Stormers.
What Meyer really needs is consistency and the willingness to make necessary changes sooner rather than later.
That Steyn can be let go is testimony to the potential of Lambie and Pollard and further confirmation that Meyer's "change by stealth" policy works.
Meyer makes several changes for match against Italy, but the impressive Reinach and Lambie will combine again.
Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer wants to give his men a chance at playing under pressure.
The national coach will find out whether he has built a team capable of winning a World Cup.
Having roared into the Currie Cup final, coach Ackermann must take the credit for turning a group of unsung players into winners.
The top teams have made it to the Currie Cup semifinals with the Lions showing their claws and Pollard giving the Bulls horns.
What the All Blacks will make of the Boks' victory is uncertain, but the SA team is all but decided.
To buck the unflattering odds, the Boks must stop being spoilers and play to win.