Fullback Michael Gordon has praised the NRL, it's players and the fans for the pride and passion shown during Indigenous Round.

Although not having an indigenous background, Gordon knows how special the round is and what it means to so many people.

"Of course I think it's one of the great rounds that we celebrate," Gordon said. "It's a special round and one that we should do more of.

"The players (with indigenous background) are so proud of their culture and where they're from.

"If that can't help you get up for a game then I don't know what would."

Gordon has been around the game for over a decade and is well aware of the challenge the Storm will be on Saturday night at Suncorp Stadium.

It was the corresponding match last season that the Titans escaped with a final minute victory but the

Tweed Coast junior knows his side will need to be on their game form the opening whistle.

"You've got to be on for the entire 80 and it's certainly one of those games that you've got to be up for.

"We need to be on our game. It's those little lapses that are really killing us."

Those 'lapses' are continuing to come for the Titans with defence needing to improve moving forward.

"It's hard to put a finger on it (why it's not working) because we're nailing it at training but it's frustrating that we can't take it out on to the field.

"Once it starts happening on the field it won't be a surprise to us."